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Synonyms for nothing
ˈnʌθ ɪŋnoth·ing

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  1. nothingnoun

    everything, something, anything

  2. nothingnoun

    Not at all; in no way.

    What happened to your face? It's nothing.

    something, everything, anything

  3. nothingnoun

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

    anything, something, everything

  4. nothingpronoun


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

    everything, anything, something

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippoadverb

    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. nothingadverb

    in no respect; to no degree

    "he looks nothing like his father"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nothingnoun

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

  2. nothingnoun

    nought, zero, cipher

  3. nothingnoun

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

  4. nothingadjective

    not at all, in no degree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nothingnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nothing":

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

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How to use nothing in a sentence?

  1. Robert Benchley:

    Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

  2. The Sun-Times:

    Valdez told reporters that detectives learned that the victim met several juveniles who she thought were her friends. These girls then taught her how to flash gang signs and as this was occurring a beating began which was captured on video, he added. Actions depicted in the video are difficult to watch to say the least and I hope that they become a teachable moment for not only these young individuals but actually for all of us, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.Hate, bullying and bigotry are cancers of our society that do nothing but break and divide us.

  3. May Liu:

    Sweet veronica, there’s nothing in me that would ever say or do anything to intentionally hurt you.

  4. Arron Banks:

    It had nothing to do with the referendum campaign.

  5. Wasserman Schultz:

    I wrote an op-ed in there today that talks about this and my Jewish heart and how important this was to me that as a Jewish mother, we have a concept of l'dor v'dor -- from generation to generation -- there's nothing more important to me, as a Jew, than to ensure Israel's existence is there throughout our generations.

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