whither

[ hwith-er, with- ]SEE DEFINITION OF whither

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So turning from me, she spoke with quickness, Whither now, Clary Harlowe?

He is now shut up in his apartment, whither I heard him go on leaving mine.

What good would it do her to know who he was, from whence he came, or whither he was going?

Nor, in the blindness of his frenzy, had he seen when she had gone nor whither she went.

Whither, under circumstances like these, was it natural for her to fly?

How does she live, whence does she come, whither does she go, and why?

He walked straight before him without knowing why or whither.

Why, you must despise him: you must hate him, if you can, and run away from him—But whither?

I wished I had never entered the labyrinth which was leading me, I knew not whither.

It did not answer the Whence, Whither, and Why; it pointedly changed the subject.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hwider, from Proto-Germanic *khwi- "who" (see who) + -der as in hither and thither. Cf. Gothic hvadre.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WHITHER

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