nothing personal

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nothing personal

used to say that one does not mean to offend someone by a statement
  • It's nothing personal, but I'd rather not talk to you about it.

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

personal play
  1. : of, relating to, or affecting a particular person : private, individual

  2. : done in person without the intervention of another

  3. : carried on between individuals directly

  1. : a short newspaper paragraph relating to the activities of a person or a group or to personal matters

  2. : a short personal communication in a special column of the classified ads section of a newspaper or periodical

  3. : personal foul


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