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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    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. John Ulczycki:

    It's not the time of night. It's how dark it is. That's really the risk here, and I think too many parents think of night driving as a social curfew. ' Well, I'll let my kid stay out until 11 p.m. so he's fine,' it has nothing to do with that. It has to do with the risk of driving after dark.

  2. Michael Darnell Harris:

    I am 100 percent innocent, i had nothing to do with these crimes. The prosecutions were not about truth. They were about hate, racism and revenge.

  3. Jerome P. Fleishman:

    Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.

  4. Jim Risch:

    People have the perception that you have to agree with him. Nothing could be further from the truth. We disagree like anybody does. We have a good, robust discussion on it. When I've disagreed with him, and when I have agreed with him, he's never treated me with anything, but total respect. Now, I don't go out and talk to you about it.

  5. Sydney Smith:

    There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.

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