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Definitions of "naught"
- Nonexistence; nothingness. noun
- The figure 0; a cipher; a zero. noun
- Nothing: All their work was for naught. pronoun
- Nonexistent. adjective
- Insignificant. adjective
- (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Zero. noun
- (now rare or archaic in US, Canada) Nothing; nothingness. noun
- nothing pronoun
- Of no value or account; worthless; bad; useless. adjective
- Hence, vile; base; naughty. adjective
- In no degree; not at all. adverb
- Nothing. noun
- The arithmetical character 0; a cipher. See Cipher. noun
- Not anything; nothing. noun
- A cipher; zero. noun
- . Wickedness. noun
- Of little or no account or value; worthless; valueless; useless.
- . Lost; ruined.
- . In a moral sense, wicked; bad; naughty. See naughty.
The word "naught" in example sentences
When this was ended and done, for naught is durable save the Living, the Eternal,. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Then he opened the door of his treasure closet, but found therein naught of his money nor his hoards; whereupon he recovered from the intoxication of fancy and shook off his infatuation and knew that it was his wife herself who had turned the tables upon him and outwitted him with her wiles.. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Avaunt, O Whiteness,463 wherein naught of brightness gladdens sight. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Deity who hath power over all and from whom naught is hidden, the. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
But naught is better for generous youth than patience under its cares and miseries.. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Moslems, we have taken captives your Sultan and your Wazir who hath the ordering of your affairs; and except ye leave off fighting us, we will slay you to the last man; but an you yield yourselves we will take you to our King, who will make peace with you on condition that you quit our country and return home and harm us in naught, and we will do you no harm in aught.. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
And naught is left to seek or find of all that I desired:. [The Old Road to Paradise]
Now naught is left of Ukraina save her songs – but in that song she still lives, engraved in the heart of the people.. [Songs of Ukraina, With Ruthenian Poems]
It was the mysterious, evil forest, a charnel house of silence, wherein naught moved save strange tiny birds -- the strangeness of them making the mystery more profound, for they flitted on noiseless wings, emitting neither song nor chirp, and they were mottled with morbid colours, having all the seeming of orchids, flying blossoms of sickness and decay.. [The Head-Hunters]
I forfeit my head if I set sail for England; naught is left for me that I see that shall save my neck but to turn pirate and king it over the high seas.. [The Heart's Highway: A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century]
Hayford Peirce 14: 00, 10 July 2008 (CDT) yes, i was surprized, as jane austen would put it, that checkers wasn't in - no doubt that inspired your 'naught' - and the spelling. the 'a' spelling is a near-obsolete synonym of. [Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]]
Now the young man had a pious and blessed wife, who had borne him two little sons; so he said to her, “The folk have multiplied their demands on me and, while I had the wherewithal to free myself of debt, I rendered it freely; but naught is now left us, and if others make demands upon me, we shall be in absolute distress, I and thou; our best way were to save ourselves by fleeing to some place, where none knoweth us, and earn our bread among the lower of the folk.”. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Replied I, By thy life, I am rich in naught save ignorance!’. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night]
Whiteness and blackness are ultimately immaterial concepts that refer to naught but skin pigmentation but were elevated to earth-shattering proportions by racists and those who wished to suppress blacks for their own advantage.. [Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Obama's Mystifying Non-Response on Libya]
You can try all the campaigns you like - try writing to whomever you like, and it will all end in naught.. [Go! Now! Start!]
But how you change the dynamics, how you set it up where you don't leave total chaos, and that all of our effort is for naught, that is a critical question.. [CNN Transcript Jan 7, 2007]