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Nothing vs. Nothingness

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Nothingpronoun

Not any thing; no thing.

Nothingnessnoun

State of nonexistence; the condition of being nothing.

Nothingpronoun

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

Nothingnessnoun

Void; emptiness.

Nothingnoun

Something trifling, or of no consequence or importance.

‘- What happened to your face?
- It's nothing.’;

Nothingnessnoun

Quality of inconsequentiality; lacking in significance.

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Nothingnoun

A trivial remark (especially in the term sweet nothings).

Nothingnessnoun

Nihility; nonexistence.

Nothingnoun

A nobody (insignificant person).

‘You're nothing to me now!’;

Nothingnessnoun

The state of being of no value; a thing of no value.

Nothingadverb

(archaic) Not at all; in no way.

Nothingnessnoun

the state of nonexistence

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Nothingnoun

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

‘Yet had his aspect nothing of severe.’;

Nothingnessnoun

empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk;

‘that's a lot of wind’; ‘don't give me any of that jazz’;

Nothingnoun

Nonexistence; nonentity; absence of being; nihility; nothingness.

Nothingnoun

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

‘Behold, ye are of nothing, and your work of nought.’; ‘'T is nothing, says the fool; but, says the friend,This nothing, sir, will bring you to your end.’;

Nothingnoun

A cipher; naught.

Nothingadverb

In no degree; not at all; in no wise.

‘Adam, with such counsel nothing swayed.’; ‘The influence of reason in producing our passions is nothing near so extensive as is commonly believed.’;

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Nothingnoun

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’;

Nothingnoun

a nonexistent thing

Nothingadverb

in no way; to no degree;

‘he looks nothing like his father’;

Nothingpronoun

not anything; no single thing

‘I said nothing’; ‘they found nothing wrong’; ‘there's nothing you can do’;

Nothingpronoun

something of no importance or concern

‘no longer could we be treated as nothings’; ‘‘What are you laughing at?’ ‘Oh, nothing, sir’’; ‘they are nothing to him’;

Nothingpronoun

(in calculations) no amount; nought.

Nothingadjective

having no prospect of progress; of no value

‘he had a series of nothing jobs’;

Nothingadverb

not at all

‘he looks nothing like the others’; ‘a man who cared nothing for her’;

Nothingadverb

used to contradict something emphatically

‘‘This is a surprise.’ ‘Surprise nothing.’’;

Nothing

, used as a pronoun subject, is the absence of a something or particular thing that one might expect or desire to be present (, ) or the inactivity of a thing or things that are usually or could be active (, ). As a predicate or complement is the absence of meaning, value, worth, relevance, standing, or significance ( ).

‘Nothing’; ‘We found nothing’; ‘Nothing was there’; ‘Nothing moved’; ‘Nothing happened’; ‘nothing’; ‘It is a tale/ Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,/ Signifying nothing’; ‘The affair meant nothing’; ‘I'm nothing in their eyes’;

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