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ˌhaʊ soʊˈɛv ərhow·so·ev·er

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  1. howsoeveradverb

    In any manner whatsoever.

  2. howsoeveradverb

    To whatever degree or extent; however.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Howsoeveradverb

    Etymology: how and soever.

    Berosus, who, after Moses, was one of the most ancient, howsoever he hath been since corrupted, doth in the substance of all agree. Walter Raleigh, History of the World.

    The man doth fear God, howsoever it seems not in him. William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Howsoever

    in what manner soever; to whatever degree or extent; however

  2. Howsoever

    although; though; however

  3. Etymology: [How + so + ever.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Howsoever

    how-so-ev′ėr, adv. in what way soever: although: however.—Provincial forms are Howsomev′er and Howsomdev′er.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of howsoever in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of howsoever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of howsoever in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Hobbes:

    Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Finally, I realised that No One, howsoever you may consider dearest to you, will never mend their ways to appeal you, for they will only follow their own nature. Accept it! You may like it or dislike it. The irony is in the process there may be phases in individual’s lives where their actions/ behaviour may appease you, but that’s never to be misunderstood that they have changed for you. From an evolutionary psychology standpoint, that’s a rebellious attitude that shapes our society!”


    A great actor is not the one who showcases his acting skills, but the one who lives up to each individual's varied perceptions, making them believe to be right from their perspective, howsoever contradictory it may seem so!

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