- I(Roget's IV) n.1. [Void]2. [Worthlessness]Syn. pettiness, unimportance, smallness; see insignificance .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.nonexistence, nihility, emptiness, void, vacuum, vacancy. see nothingIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of not existing: nihility, nonexistence, nothing. See ABSENCE. 2. Empty, unfilled space: barrenness, emptiness, vacancy, vacuity, vacuum, void. See FULL.
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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*,… … New thesaurus
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
nothingness — index blank (emptiness), nonentity, nullity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
nothingness — (n.) nonexistence, 1630s, from NOTHING (Cf. nothing) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
nothingness — ► NOUN 1) the absence or ending of existence. 2) insignificance … English terms dictionary
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
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
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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
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
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 … Thesaurus of popular words