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1. nothing

noun. ['ˈnʌθɪŋ'] a quantity of no importance.

Synonyms

  • nihil
  • sweet Fanny Adams
  • aught
  • null
  • zip
  • zilch
  • naught
  • nada
  • cipher
  • bugger all
  • goose egg
  • cypher
  • nil
  • zero
  • nix
  • zippo
  • relative quantity
  • fuck all

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unfasten
  • unzip
  • divide

Etymology

  • no (English)
  • no (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • thing (English)

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Rhymes with Nothing

  • birthing
  • something

How do you pronounce nothing?

Pronounce nothing as ˈnəθɪŋ.

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Sentences with nothing


1. Noun, singular or mass
As long as the account is current, the family can return the car and owe nothing further.

Quotes about nothing


1. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

2. There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

3. I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. good-for-nothing

adjective. without merit.

Synonyms

  • meritless
  • worthless
  • no-good
  • sorry
  • no-account
  • no-count

Antonyms

  • worker
  • responsible
  • work
  • superior

3. all-or-nothing

adjective. occurring completely or not occurring at all.

Synonyms

  • complete

Antonyms

  • incompleteness
  • fractional

4. do-nothing

adjective. characterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility.

Antonyms

  • valuable

5. do-nothing

noun. person who does no work.

Synonyms

  • drone
  • poke
  • slacker
  • trailer
  • mope
  • loon
  • sunbather
  • woolgatherer
  • laggard
  • lazybones
  • spiv
  • clock watcher
  • idler
  • sluggard
  • good-for-nothing
  • slugabed
  • whittler
  • lagger
  • shirker
  • dallier
  • lie-abed
  • goof-off
  • daydreamer
  • slug
  • nonworker
  • dillydallier
  • loafer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • no-account
  • lounger
  • dilly-dallier
  • dawdler
  • goldbrick
  • layabout
  • bum
  • trifler
  • couch potato

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • fast
  • work
  • superior

6. good-for-nothing

noun. an idle worthless person.

Synonyms

  • goof-off
  • goldbrick
  • layabout
  • do-nothing
  • idler
  • bum
  • ne'er-do-well
  • loafer
  • no-account

Antonyms

  • good
  • cheerful
  • unregretful
  • unrepentant
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