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noun as in insignificance

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Maybe my spirit would have moved to the next body, maybe I would have continued on in the nothingness that I already was.

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All these factors combined to result in a general disregard of his diaries as a final piece of glitzy nothingness from a man for whom lack of substance was the cornerstone of a career.

On a chilly evening last fall, I stared into nothingness out of the floor-to-ceiling windows in my office on the outskirts of Harvard’s campus.

They tackled big themes — the existence of God, the purpose of art, freedom, sex, time, nothingness.

Maybe it was the heat, but on first glance, the arch, perched on the edge of heat-seared nothingness, seemed like some otherworldly desert portal to another dimension.

This book seeks to fill that void (although arguably atheist kids should get used to nothingness sooner rather than later).

I do not like this sense of God, this nothingness in which I now dwell.

“Attach Form(s) W-2” would be an exercise in the stapling of nothingness.

The whole figure is clearly legible, except for the feet, which disappear into blood-stained nothingness.

But what actually contributes to this unique sartorial nothingness?

The nectar of the gods pales into nothingness when compared with a toddy such as I make, said he.

Four such incarnations await it, each of increasing might, and then the spirit returns to its original nothingness.

The winds attack with a terrible crash, and defend themselves by fading into nothingness.

She, too, was aware—and sometimes afraid—of drab years running out into nothingness.

The highest idea of the Hindu, as of the Buddhist, is to pass out into a sort of painless existence of nothingness.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nothingness, such as: pettiness, smallness, unimportance, and worthlessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.