Nothingness

  • 1 nothingness — [n1] insignificance pettiness, smallness, unimportance, worthlessness; concept 668 Ant. eminence, importance, significance nothing / nothingness [n2] emptiness, nonexistence annihilation, aught, blank, cipher, extinction, fly speck*,… …

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  • 2 Nothingness — Noth ing*ness, n. 1. Nihility; nonexistence. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being of no value; a thing of no value. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 nothingness — index blank (emptiness), nonentity, nullity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 nothingness — (n.) nonexistence, 1630s, from NOTHING (Cf. nothing) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 nothingness — ► NOUN 1) the absence or ending of existence. 2) insignificance …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 nothingness — [nuth′iŋnis] n. 1. the quality or condition of being nothing or not existing; nonexistence or extinction 2. lack of value, worth, meaning, etc.; uselessness, emptiness, insignificance, etc. 3. unconsciousness or death 4. anything that is… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 nothingness — /nuth ing nis/, n. 1. the state of being nothing. 2. something that is nonexistent: a view of humanity as suspended between infinity and nothingness. 3. lack of being; nonexistence: The sound faded into nothingness. 4. unconsciousness or death:… …

    Universalium

  • 8 nothingness — [[t]nʌ̱θɪŋnəs[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Nothingness is the fact of not existing. There might be something beyond the grave, you know, and not nothingness. 2) N UNCOUNT Nothingness means complete emptiness. Her eyes, glazed with the drug, stared with half …

    English dictionary

  • 9 nothingness — noth|ing|ness [ˈnʌθıŋnıs] n [U] 1.) empty space or the complete absence of everything ▪ Natalie found him looking into nothingness. 2.) the state of not existing ▪ Is there only nothingness after death? …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 nothingness — noun (U) 1 empty space or the complete absence of everything: Natalie found him standing very still, looking into nothingness. 2 the state of not existing: Is there only nothingness after death? …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 nothingness — noun 1) the nothingness of death Syn: oblivion, nullity, blankness; void, vacuum; rare nihility 2) the nothingness of it all overwhelmed him Syn: unimportance, insignificance, triviality, pointlessness, uselessness …

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  • 12 nothingness — noun Date: circa 1631 1. the quality or state of being nothing: as a. nonexistence b. utter insignificance c. death 2. something insignificant or valueless 3. void, emptiness …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 nothingness — noun a) State of nonexistence; the condition of being nothing. b) Void; emptiness. Syn: nihility Ant: existence …

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  • 14 nothingness — Synonyms and related words: KO, absence, acreage, area, blackout, blank, breadth, catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, clean slate, coma, continuum, deprivation, dimension, emptiness, empty space, expanse, expansion, extension, extent, faint, field,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 nothingness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Void] Syn. vacuum, blank, hollowness; see emptiness , nothing , oblivion 2 . 2. [Worthlessness] Syn. pettiness, unimportance, smallness; see insignificance . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. nonexistence, nihility, emptiness …

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  • 16 nothingness — noth|ing|ness [ nʌθıŋnəs ] noun uncount 1. ) the complete lack of existence, life, or any quality 2. ) empty space …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 nothingness — noth·ing·ness || nʌθɪŋnɪs n. state of being nothing; oblivion; lack of meaning; absence of all things; vacuum …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 nothingness — noun 1》 the absence or cessation of existence. 2》 worthlessness; insignificance …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 nothingness — n. 1. Nihility, nihilism, non existence, nonentity. 2. Nothing, nought, worthless thing …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 nothingness — n 1. nihility, nullity, nonexistence, Fr. nbant. existencelessness; nonreality, nonlife, unreality, unactuality; incorporeality, insubstantiality, nonsubsistence, inexistence; nonentity, inessentiality, nonbeing, immateriality, imponderability,… …

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