never mind

conjunction

Definition of never mind 

: much less, let alone used especially in negative contexts to add to one term another denoting something less likely with this knee I can hardly walk, never mind run

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let alone, much less, still less

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Examples of never mind in a Sentence

I have a hard enough time getting out of bed before sunrise, never mind getting to work so early.

First Known Use of never mind

1954, in the meaning defined above

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