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 likelywith this knee I can hardly walk, never mind run

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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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The first known use of never mind was in 1954

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Cite this Entry

“Never mind.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/never%20mind. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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