hitherto


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Synonyms for hitherto

used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time

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Still fight we step by step with the giant Chance, and over all mankind hath hitherto ruled nonsense, the lack-of-sense.
Fortunately for him, at this period so difficult for him from the failure of his book, the various public questions of the dissenting sects, of the American alliance, of the Samara famine, of exhibitions, and of spiritualism, were definitely replaced in public interest by the Slavonic question, which had hitherto rather languidly interested society, and Sergey Ivanovitch, who had been one of the first to raise this subject, threw himself into it heart and soul.
In return I can at least offer you an affection hitherto unwasted, and the faithful consecration of a life which, however short in the sequel, has no backward pages whereon, if you choose to turn them, you will find records such as might justly cause you either bitterness or shame.
Hitherto she had classed the admiration for this "ugly" and learned acquaintance with the admiration for Monsieur Liret at Lausanne, also ugly and learned.
Hitherto I have known few pleasures save of the severer kind: my satisfactions have been those of the solitary student.
The popular system of administration inherent in the nature of popular government, coinciding with the real scarcity of money incident to a languid and mutilated state of trade, has hitherto defeated every experiment for extensive collections, and has at length taught the different legislatures the folly of attempting them.
Hitherto, I believe, it may safely be asserted, that these duties have not upon an average exceeded in any State three per cent.
The lower floor of this edifice had hitherto been used by the merchants as an exchange.
No weapons had hitherto been used except fists or cudgels.
It brought out a certain strength of mouth and jaw which I had not observed there hitherto.
If you think that I take an interest in her, too," Miss Jethro interposed, "you are perfectly right--I knew her father," she added abruptly; the allusion to Emily having apparently reminded her of the question which she had hitherto declined to notice.
Doctor Allday's observation of humanity had hitherto reckoned want of caution among the deficient moral qualities in the natures of women.
That small share of sense which Mr Partridge had hitherto preserved through this scene of fury, of the cause of which he was hitherto ignorant, now utterly abandoned him.
It will be very hard for him if he is"; and Tom's hitherto unforgiven offences were washed out by that pity.
Hitherto she had instinctively behaved as if she were quite unconscious of Philip's deformity; her own keen sensitiveness and experience under family criticism sufficed to teach her this as well as if she had been directed by the most finished breeding.