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  • as innope
  • as inrebuff
  • as inrejection
  • as inrepulse

synonyms for nothing doing

  • absolutely not
  • by no means
  • nay
  • negative
  • never
  • nix
  • no way
  • not at all
  • not by any means
  • rejection
  • snub
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • repulse
  • cut
  • slight
  • refusal
  • insult
  • nix
  • denial
  • opposition
  • defeat
  • turndown
  • discouragement
  • check
  • cold shoulder
  • thumbs down
  • brushoff
  • go-by
  • hard time
  • kick in the teeth
  • turndown
  • reverse
  • refusal
  • failure
  • nix
  • disappointment
  • defeat
  • check
  • rebuff
  • cold shoulder
  • thumbs down
  • brush-off
  • slap in the face
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How to use nothing doing in a sentence

She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO NOTHING DOING

  • absolutely not
  • by no means
  • nay
  • negative
  • never
  • nix
  • no way
  • not at all
  • not by any means
  • nothing doing
  • brush-off
  • check
  • cold shoulder
  • defeat
  • disappointment
  • failure
  • nix
  • nothing doing
  • rebuff
  • refusal
  • reverse
  • slap in the face
  • thumbs down
  • turndown
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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