wherefore

Part of speech: adverb

Therefore.

Part of speech: adverb

For what reason; why.

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Usage examples "wherefore":

  1. Wherefore, will I that this attempt be made, keeping the counsel that is mine. - "The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete", George Meredith.
  2. Wherefore she tries to fool me to the end, not caring what I suffer, so that her eyes and ears are not offended. - "First Person Paramount", Ambrose Pratt.
  3. And wherefore not after? - "Mistress Margery", Emily Sarah Holt.