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nevertheless is a synonym of however

adverb [ nev-er-thuh-les ]

nevertheless is another word for however

However and nevertheless can both be used to connect statements that seem contradictory or opposing.

However is a word that can connect two statements that are in opposition, but are still both true, or two statements that should be considered together to get a full picture of the situation (I am sad about this, however, I am happy to have known ahead of time).

Nevertheless is a word that connects two statements where the second statement shouldn’t be forgotten because it is an important factor (It often seems impossible to make a difference, nevertheless we should try).

However is generally used to mean ‘on the other hand’, whereas nevertheless means ‘in spite of that’.

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ecstatic is a synonym of happy

adjective [ ek-stat-ik ]

ecstatic is another word for happy

Happy describes being delighted or glad about something (I was very happy with my birthday gifts).

✅ While happy covers a range of emotions, from a sense of mild gladness to intense delight, ecstatic suggests the more powerful and intense end of that spectrum (I was happy with my purchases; I was ecstatic after winning the lottery).

Ecstatic can often imply that you can’t contain or hide your feelings (I'm just ecstatic about our trip!).

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ordeal is a synonym of experience

noun [ awr-deel, -dee-uhl, awr-deel ]

ordeal is another word for experience

Experience and ordeal both refer to an event or happening that you go through (It’s normal to be upset after such an ordeal; Our trip abroad was a wonderful experience).

Experience is more general, and can refer to positive events as well as neutral or negative ones (Traveling through the wilderness was quite an experience).

Ordeal implies a very negative experience (You need to take it easy after your ordeal with the shark).

Ordeal can be used jokingly to describe a very mild negative experience (I deserve a treat after that ordeal at the hardware store).

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