• Adv: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); examples: "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it", "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed", "he was a stern yet fair master", "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
• Adv: by contrast; on the other hand; the second, however, took hours"; example: "the first part was eas"
• Adv: to whatever degree or extent; examples: "The results, however general, are important", "they have begun, however reluctantly, to acknowledge the legitimacy of some of the opposition's concerns"
• Adv: in whatever way or manner; examples: "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet", "however he did it, it was very clever"
However dark and profitless, however painful and weary, existence may have become, life is not done, and our Christian character is not won, so long as God has anything left for us to suffer, or anything left for us to do.
I don't believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter - it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.