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

Examples of never mind in a Sentence

  1. 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

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