What does Nothing mean?

Definitions for Nothing
ˈnʌθ ɪŋNoth·ing

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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Steffi Graf:

    When you've reached the top players have nothing to lose when they play against you, i think that was part of what I had to learn after 2016, a process I had to go through.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sakebut for the nations sake. Nothing matters more to the future of our country: not military preparednessfor armed might is worthless if we lack the brain power to build a world of peace; not our productive economyfor we cannot sustain growth without trained manpower; not our democratic system of governmentfor freedom is fragile if citizens are ignorant.

  3. Olive Schreiner:

    My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad.

  4. Nyunt May Tha:

    Nothing can be done while the military is still in charge of the General Administration Department, we'll only be able to get over this if Daw Suu Kyi can talk to the military and fix it.

  5. Jeff Knapper:

    We'll start introducing pieces of harnesses, they'll begin to understand what a back pad is, and having it on. Nothing's a shock; it's all a slow process.

Images & Illustrations of Nothing

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