nothingness: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nuth'ing-nis), [key]
— 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: She remembered a dizzy feeling, then nothingness.
  5. utter insignificance, emptiness, or worthlessness; triviality: The days followed one another in an endless procession of nothingness.
  6. something insignificant or without value.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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