• enPR: nŭth'ĭng, IPA: /ˈnʌθɪŋ/
  1. Not any thing; no thing.
  2. An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.
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Antonyms Translations
  • French: rien, ne + verb + rien
  • German: nichts
  • Italian: niente, non + verb + niente (colloquial), nulla
  • Portuguese: nada
  • Russian: ничто́
  • Spanish: nada
Translations Noun


  1. Something trifling, or of no consequence or importance.
    - What happened to your face?
    - It's nothing.
    • Sermons are not like curious inquiries after new nothings, but pursuances of old truths.
  2. A trivial remark (especially in the term sweet nothings).
  3. A nobody (insignificant person).
    You're nothing to me now!

nothing (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Not at all; in no way.
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