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Synonyms for nothing
ˈnʌθ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(adverb)

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

    postal code, nought, zipper, zero, vigour, zip, energy, goose egg, postcode, naught, aught, cipher, nix, zippo, nil, zero point, nobody, secret code, slide fastener, nonentity, vigor, zip fastener, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nada, null

  2. nothing(adverb)

    in no respect; to no degree

    "he looks nothing like his father"


  1. nothing(noun)

    anything, everything, something

  2. nothing(noun)

    Not any thing; no thing.

    What happened to your face? \uE00098519 It's nothing.

    anything, everything, something

  3. nothing(noun)

    An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.

    anything, something, everything

  4. nothing(pronoun)


    I didn't see nothing. [= I didn't see anything].

    everything, anything, something

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nothing(n.)

    non-existence, nihility, inexistence, nihilism, nonentity, nothingness, nullity

  2. nothing(n.)

    nought, zero, cipher

  3. nothing(n.)

    trifle, bagatelle, small matter, thing of no importance, matter of no consequence

  4. nothing(ad.)

    not at all, in no degree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nothing(n)

    non-existence, nonentity, bagatelle, naught, cipher, zero, null, nullity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    anything, nic, n't, none, nada, -nothing, nics, nothin, no, something, not, nil, rien, scratch, okay, thing

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  1. nothing

How to use nothing in a sentence?

  1. Chuang-tzu:

    The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. It grasps nothing. It regrets nothing. It receives but does not keep.

  2. Aloke Chakravarty:

    There was nothing about this day that was a twist of fate, this was a cold, calculated terrorist act. This was intentional. It was bloodthirsty. It was to make a point. It was to tell America that' We will not be terrorized by you anymore. We will terrorize you.'.

  3. Daniel Katzive:

    The basic thesis that nothing permanently damaging has happened thus far has remained intact.

  4. Mahmoud Abbas:

    The current situation in the Palestinian territories cannot continue, there is no longer a partner for us in Israel and there is nothing for us but to internationalise the issue.

  5. James Ahn:

    They said there was nothing they could do about it, so that’s when I decided to post it on my Facebook, hoping it reached people in the Fremont area, to warn other people.

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