not much


: to not be very good, important, or impressive
The food wasn't much.
: a small amount of (something)
That wasn't much help.
There isn't much difference between the two.
There's not much food in the house.

Examples of not much in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's not much the public can do when wildfire smoke descends on their community except try to avoid it. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, 14 July 2024 The command of atmospheric tension Robert Eggers demonstrated in his own debut is not much evidenced here, making for a middling supernatural drama that’s never terribly convincing, or scary. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 11 July 2024 The big picture: At large, U.S. fund fee declines are decelerating, according to research firm Morningstar's annual study, in part, because there's not much left to cut. Crystal Kim, Axios, 10 July 2024 If Mélenchon does manage to form a leftist minority cabinet, there is not much for business to look forward to. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune, 8 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for not much 

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“Not much.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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