What does NOTHING mean?

Definitions for NOTHING
ˈnʌθ ɪŋNOTHING

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word NOTHING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(adverb)

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

  2. nothing(adverb)

    in no respect; to no degree

    "he looks nothing like his father"

Wiktionary

  1. nothing(Noun)

    Something trifling, or of no consequence or importance

    What happened to your face? uE00098519uE001 It's nothing.

  2. nothing(Noun)

    A trivial remark (especially in the term sweet nothings)

  3. nothing(Noun)

    A nobody (insignificant person)

    You're nothing to me now!

  4. nothing(Adverb)

    Not at all; in no way.

  5. nothing(Pronoun)

    Not any thing; no thing.

  6. nothing(Pronoun)

    An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.

  7. nothing(Pronoun)

    Anything

    I didn't see nothing. [= I didn't see anything].

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nothing(noun)

    not anything; no thing (in the widest sense of the word thing); -- opposed to anything and something

    Etymology: [From no, a. + thing.]

  2. Nothing(noun)

    nonexistence; nonentity; absence of being; nihility; nothingness

    Etymology: [From no, a. + thing.]

  3. Nothing(noun)

    a thing of no account, value, or note; something irrelevant and impertinent; something of comparative unimportance; utter insignificance; a trifle

    Etymology: [From no, a. + thing.]

  4. Nothing(noun)

    a cipher; naught

    Etymology: [From no, a. + thing.]

  5. Nothing(adverb)

    in no degree; not at all; in no wise

    Etymology: [From no, a. + thing.]

Freebase

  1. Nothing

    Nothing is no thing, denoting the absence of something. Nothing is a pronoun associated with nothingness. In nontechnical uses, nothing denotes things lacking importance, interest, value, relevance, or significance. Nothingness is the state of being nothing, the state of nonexistence of anything, or the property of having nothing.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nothing

    nuth′ing, n. no thing: non-existence: absence of being: a low condition: no value or use: not anything of importance, a trifle: utter insignificance, no difficulty or trouble: no magnitude: a cipher.—adv. in no degree: not at all.—adj. and n. Nothingā′rian, believing nothing.—ns. Nothingā′rianism; Noth′ing-gift (Shak.), a gift of no value; Noth′ingism, nihility; Noth′ingness, state of being nothing or of no value: a thing of no value.—Nothing but, no more than: only; Nothing less than, equal to: as much as.—Come to nothing, to have no result: to turn out a failure; Make nothing of, to consider as of no difficulty or importance; Neck or nothing (see Neck); Next to nothing, almost nothing. [No and thing.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. nothing

    1. A negative which is the reality behind every ghostly affirmative. 2. Something that has density without weight, like a barber's breath.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NOTHING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #266

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NOTHING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #272

How to pronounce NOTHING?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say NOTHING in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOTHING in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOTHING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of NOTHING in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    The hard left Democrats have been busy doing absolutely nothing for you, first it was the Russia hoax, then it was the Mueller report, the biggest lie ever perpetrated among the American people, Russia.

  2. Denis Waitley:

    Everything is something I decide to do, and there is nothing I have to do.

  3. The New Mexico Film Office:

    As long as the production meets the requirements in the film credit statute, there is nothing prohibiting them from filming in New Mexico and receiving the rebate.

  4. Virginia Woolf:

    It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.

  5. Luhut Pandjaitan:

    What's the point of war? Nothing. Wars are the last step to a failing diplomatic process.

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