nothing less than

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nothing less than

1 used to give emphasis to a description
  • The idea is nothing less than revolutionary.
2 used to say that something is the least that a situation, person, etc., requires or will accept
  • He demands nothing less than the best service.
  • I want nothing less than a full refund!
  • This job requires nothing less than our best effort.

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

less play
  1. : comparative of little:1

  2. : constituting a more limited number or amount

  3. : of lower rank, degree, or importance

  1. : comparative of little:2

  2. : to a lesser extent or degree

  1. : a smaller portion or quantity

  2. : something of less importance

  1. : diminished by : minus

  1. : destitute of : not having

  2. : unable to be acted on or to act (in a specified way)


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