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  1. noth·ing
    IPA[ˈnəTHiNG]
  2. pronoun

    • 1. not anything; no single thing:

      I said nothing there's nothing you can do they found nothing wrong
      Synonym : not a thing, not a single thing, not anything, nothing at all, nil, zero, nowt, zilch, nix, not a dicky bird, damn all, not a sausage, sweet Fanny Adams, sweet FA, zip, nada, a goose egg, bupkis, bugger all, sod all, fuck all, nought, naught
    • 2. something of no importance or concern:

      “What are you laughing at?” “Oh, nothing, sir.” they are nothing to him no longer could we be treated as nothings
      Synonym : a matter of no importance/consequence, a trifling matter, a trifle, a piece of trivia, a (mere) bagatelle, neither here nor there, no big deal, a person of no importance, an unimportant person, a person of no account, a nobody, a nonentity, a cipher, a nonperson, a lightweight, small beer
    • 3. (in calculations) no amount; zero.

      Synonym : zero, nought, 0, love, a duck

    adjective

    • 1. having no prospect of progress; of no value:

      he had a series of nothing jobs

    adverb

    • 1. not at all:

      he looks nothing like the others she cares nothing for others
    • 2. used to contradict something emphatically:

      “This is a surprise.” “Surprise nothing.”
    • pronoun

      not anything; no single thing:

      something of no importance or concern:

    • adjective

      having no prospect of progress; of no value:
    • adverb

      not at all:

      used to contradict something emphatically:

    • noun

      an ignorant person.

      a member of a political party in the US, prominent from 1853 to 1856, that was antagonistic toward Roman Catholics and recent immigrants, and whose members preserved its secrecy by denying its existence.

    • there is no prospect of success or agreement

      nothing is happening

    • adjective

      idle or lacking ambition:
    • noun

      a person who is idle or lacks ambition:
    • at no cost; without payment

      to no purpose

    • not a great amount; nothing of importance
    • (concluding a list of negatives) nothing at all
    • only
    • without having been made fearful or apprehensive
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