none the

Definition of none the

  1. —used in phrases with adjectives such as worse, better, etc., to say that someone or something is not any worse, better, etc., than before ; often + for We had to change our plans, but we were none the worse for it in the end. She's been traveling constantly for the past several weeks, but she seems to be none the worse for wear. The restaurant replaced the lobster with crab and the customers were none the wiser.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not any

    :  not one :  nobody

    :  not any such thing or person

  1. :  not any :  no

  1. :  by no means :  not at all

    :  in no way :  to no extent

  1. :  the fifth of the canonical hours

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to cast off or become cast off

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