Nothing in a sentence

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Definition of Nothing

  • Not anything; no thing (in the widest sense of the word thing); -- opposed to anything and something.
  • Nonexistence; nonentity; absence of being; nihility; nothingness.
  • A thing of no account, value, or note; something irrelevant and impertinent; something of comparative unimportance; utter insignificance; a trifle.
  • A cipher; naught.
  • In no degree; not at all; in no wise.
  • a quantity of no importance
  • in no respect; to no degree

How to use nothing in a sentence. Nothing pronunciation.

There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
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He had seen enough to-night to make him sure that Kaid had once more got the idea of making a European his confidant and adviser; to introduce to his court one of those mad Englishmen who cared nothing for gold-only for power; who loved administration for the sake of administration and the foolish joy of labour.
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Nothing else had he, but of all men in Egypt he was the best instrument Nahoum could have chosen; and of all men in Egypt he was the one man who could surely help him.
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Taxes, taxes, nothing but taxes from the cradle!
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I thought then nothing of which I shall ever be ashamed.
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As to what happened-that which I may feel has nothing to do with whether I was justified or no.
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Space is nothing if minds are in sympathy.
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She turned her head away from him, then composed herself again, and said quietly, with anxious eyes: "Why was nothing said or done?
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We can do nothing more.
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He paused; no covert look was in his eyes, no sign of knowledge, nothing but meditation and sorrowful frankness-"since Foorgat passed away in peace, praise be to God!
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Yet she felt that caution must mark her words, and that nothing but danger lay in resentment.
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No wind-just the stars, and the ultramarine, and the nothing to do but lay me down and sleep.
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Kaid glanced at it hurriedly, then said: "This is but nothing.
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Except for the author's ingenuity in seizing upon the fortuitous circumstances of the storm, the acting of 'Macbeth' and 'The Tempest', and the proclamation of the Fast Day (which was ordered partly because of the ravages of the storm), there is nothing greatly original in the work.
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A _Full_ House is the very _Life_ of the Stage, and keeps it in Countenance, whereas _thin Audiences_ would, in time, make it dwindle to nothing.
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We did nothing of the kind.
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It seemed to me that nothing could be so fine and so romantic.
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I had nothing to do and no salary.
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Nothing could disturb the sleep that fettered us, for it had been fairly earned, and if our consciences had any sins on them they had to adjourn court for that night, any way.
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He had no appetite, and did nothing but read tracts and reflect on the future.
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Examples of Nothing

Example #1
It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
Example #2
For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
Example #3
He was now set to see what sort of match this intellect could play, when faced by the inherent contradictions present in all truths or the solutions of all problems.
Example #4
He was sitting beside David, and though he asked the question casually, and with apparent intention only of keeping talk going, there was a lurking inquisition in his eye.
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Thus was their bargain made over the dead body; and Mizraim had an almost superstitious reverence for the fulfilment of a bond, the one virtue rarely found in the Oriental.
Example #6
He caught the sleeve of Nahoum's coat and kissed it, then kissed his hand.