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nothing

(Void), noun blank, clean slate, emptiness, empty feeling, empty space, inanity, nothingness, vacuity, vacuum
Associated concepts: nothing but the truth, nothing to hide

nothing

(Zero), noun naught, nil, none, not one iota, nothing at all, nothing whatever
See also: blank, nonentity, nullity
References in classic literature ?
And Stephen purchased absolutely nothing from Maggie, until Lucy said, in rather a vexed undertone,--
The son, who had been his father's secretary, had resigned along with his chief, somewhat foolishly as was thought at the time, and on succeeding some months later to the title, had set himself to the serious study of the great aristocratic art of doing absolutely nothing.
I could have thrown it at his head; but I thought suddenly of that hard, prayerful life, knowing nothing of any ease or pleasure in the world, absolutely nothing but a pinch of snuff now and then.
They show absolutely nothing of the finer feeling which adds so much, for example, to the descriptions in Scott's somewhat similar romances, and they are separated by all the breadth of the world from the realm of delicate sensation and imagination to which Spenser and Keats and all the genuine poets are native-born.
Taken as a problem in logic, the answer is, of course, that absolutely nothing in the way of abstract mental content is inferable from the mere fact that we can use intelligently words of which the meaning is abstract.
On the road (except at Beauvais) he had heard absolutely nothing.
There was absolutely nothing in the room, book, newspaper, or even writing materials, so I opened another door in the room and found a sort of library.
Though he dined out every day, and was lodged for the last nine years at the cost of the State, and driven about in the minister's equipage, des Lupeaulx possessed absolutely nothing, at the time when our tale opens, but thirty thousand francs of debt--undisputed property.
There was absolutely nothing which could be contested in the Will; and there was nobody I could think of who had the slightest interest in examining it.
The lake was perfectly calm, and a moonbeam that passed through the air hole in the Rue Scribe showed me absolutely nothing on its surface, which was smooth and black as ink.
For all this she cared absolutely nothing, or nothing worth mentioning.
Apart from playing home games there the Ricoh has absolutely nothing to do with CCFC any more.