nothing could be further from someone's mind

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nothing could be further from someone's mind

used to say that someone is not thinking about or considering something
  • She has no intention of quitting her job. Nothing could be further from her mind.

Word by Word Definitions

nothing play
  1. : not any thing : no thing

  2. : no part

  3. : one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. : not at all : in no degree

  1. : something that does not exist

  2. : the absence of all magnitude or quantity

  3. : nothingness, nonexistence

  1. : of no account : worthless

could play
  1. : past tense of can

  2. used in auxiliary function in the past, in the past conditional, and as an alternative to can suggesting less force or certainty or as a polite form in the present

further play
  1. : farther

  2. : to a greater degree or extent

  3. : in addition : moreover

  1. : farther

  2. : going or extending beyond : additional

  1. : to help forward : promote

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

mind play
  1. : recollection, memory

  2. : the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

  3. : the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. : remind

  2. : remember

  3. : to attend to closely


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