Definition of nothing
- leaves nothing to the imagination
- they mean nothing to me
- nothing for it but to start over
There's nothing in my hands.
She knows nothing of our plans.
You have nothing to worry about.
There's nothing fun to do around here.
You think that's bad? It's nothing compared to what I went through.
Don't get all upset over nothing.
Your opinion means nothing to me.
“Are you hurt?” “Don't worry. It's nothing.”
She is nothing like her sister.
It's nothing close to finished.
It appeared out of nothing.
The UFO hovered for a while, then vanished into nothing.
My children are important to me—I'm nothing without them.
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: not anything : not a thing
: someone or something that has no interest, value, or importance
: not at all : in no way
: empty space
: the number 0
: someone or something that has little or no worth, importance, or influence
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