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nevertheless (adv.)

"notwithstanding," early 14c., neuer þe lesse; as one word from mid-14c., neuerþeles. The sense of never here is "not at all; none the," as in unmerged expressions such as never the wiser, never the worse. In the same sense Middle English also had never-less (early 14c.),  neverthelater (c. 1200), never-later (late 14c.).

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Definitions of nevertheless from WordNet

nevertheless (adv.)
despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession);
while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
Synonyms: however / withal / still / yet / all the same / even so / nonetheless / notwithstanding / at the same time
From wordnet.princeton.edu