Nothing can act as a noun, an adverb and a pronoun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.
The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.
WHAT DOES NOTHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Nothing is a pronoun denoting the absence of anything. Nothing is a pronoun associated with nothingness. In nontechnical uses, nothing denotes things lacking importance, interest, value, relevance, or significance. Nothingness is the state of being nothing, the state of nonexistence of anything, or the property of having nothing.
The first definition of nothing in the dictionary is no thing; not anything, as of an implied or specified class of things. Other definition of nothing is no part or share.Nothing is also a matter of no importance or significance.
The translations of nothing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nothing» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «nothing».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NOTHING» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nothing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nothing» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nothing
10 QUOTES WITH «NOTHING»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word nothing.
There is nothing else to do in Nashville except for write songs.
For many observers, a child who has known nothing but war, a child for whom the Kalashnikov is the only way to make a living and for whom the bush is the most welcoming community, is a child lost forever for peace and development. I contest this view. For the sake of these children, it is essential to prove that another life is possible.
As state and federal lawmakers debate the country's energy policies and Colorado's role in the ever-expanding energy economy, let's hope they remember that unnecessary regulations stifle growth while doing nothing for public safety or health.
I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program.
But we discovered that, although I liked publishing, the commercial side meant nothing at all to me.
Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?
There's really nothing better than a hunt ball.
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say.
There's nothing wrong with material things as long as you don't lie, cheat and steal.
Frank Howard Clark
There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOTHING»
Discover the use of nothing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nothing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than ...
Provocative, challenging, and delightfully readable, this is a game-changing look at the most basic underpinning of existence and a powerful antidote to outmoded philosophical, religious, and scientific thinking.
Lawrence M. Krauss, 2012
The Book Of Nothing
This remarkable book ranges over every nook and cranny of nothingness to reveal how the human mind has had to make something of nothing in every field of human enquiry.
John D. Barrow, 2011
We Learn Nothing: Essays and Cartoons
These are the conversations you have only with best friends or total strangers, late at night over drinks, near closing time. This edition also includes the sensationally popular essay “The Busy Trap,” as seen in the New York Times.
Tim Kreider, 2012
Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and what Women are Worth
Waring's classic analysis of women's place in the world economy is brought up to date in this reprinted edition by a sizable new introduction by the author.
Marilyn Waring, 1999
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
And now, Puffin Books honors forty years of the book that started it all, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, with a special edition--featuring a new introduction from Judy--to celebrate this perennial favorite.
Judy Blume, 2011
Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security
" Others argue that we must sacrifice privacy for security. But as Daniel J. Solove argues in this important book, these arguments and many others are flawed.
Daniel J. Solove, 2011
Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel
Ninth-grader Philip Malloy's suspension for humming "The Star-Spangled Banner" during homeroom becomes a national news story.
Nothing in This Book Is True, But It's Exactly How Things Are
A personal psycho-spiritual journey, this book is a revised and expanded edition of a cult classic popular among fans of metaphysical literature. Photos & illustrations throughout.
Bob Frissell, 2009
As strange as that question looks at first sight, it will definitely make sense after reading NOTHING MATTERS. Provocative and accessible, free of jargon, NOTHING MATTERS shows that there is more to nothing than meets the eye.
Ronald Green, 2011
Nothing To Envy: Real Lives In North Korea
After the death of the country’s great leader Kim Il Sung in 1994, famine descended, and Nothing to Envy – winner of the 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction – weaves together the stories of adversity and resilience of six ...
Barbara Demick, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOTHING»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nothing is used in the context of the following news items.
Summer rain showers have nothing on this pint-sized Bluetooth …
Waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof, the $33 pint-sized Bluetooth speaker pictured here packs a punch you probably wouldn't expect. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth
Look a bit closer, in fact, and it seems 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like our own planet -- with some experts even claiming that fireball Venus ... «Wired.co.uk, Jul 15»
Labour will become nothing more than a pressure group if Jeremy …
I remember my first encounter with Jeremy Corbyn well because it was the first time I attended a party conference. In 1981, he was the warm-up ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
An Immigrant-Franchisee Who Truly Built His Home Healthcare …
An Immigrant-Franchisee Who Truly Built His Home Healthcare Business From Nothing. Today's Most Read. This All-in-One Travel Jacket Is ... «Entrepreneur, Jul 15»
For expats, there's nothing like the sweet angst of home
'People wait for a bus in a loose formation that is neither a queue nor a free-for-all, but a sort of passive-aggressive hiatus to see who'll break ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
US: Netanyahu expects Iran to capitulate in return for nothing
U.S.: Netanyahu expects Iran to capitulate in return for nothing. Officials tell Haaretz: U.S. efforts to enforce continued sanctions if Congress ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
Lahm: Gotze has nothing to prove to Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich skipper Philipp Lahm has leapt to the defence of Mario Gotze, adamant that the under-fire forward has nothing to prove at the ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
Pope Francis' plummeting popularity is nothing to worry about
Every leader, whether prime minister or bishop, is rightly suspicious of the adulation that comes their way during their honeymoon period. «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
'FG golf classics nothing like FF's Galway tent'
Fine Gael golf classics were not like the Galway tent and the party did not have the same relationships with developers as Fianna Fáil, ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
Nicki Minaj's VMA tweet had nothing to do with Taylor Swift
Singer Nicki Minaj says her Twitter rant, following her MTV Video Music Award snub, had "nothing to do" with pop star Taylor Swift. «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
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