nought adj

see nought, pron.

  1. Unknown; obscure; insignificant.
  2. Empty; vacuous; [fig.] carefree; without concern; lacking worry.
  3. Nothing; useless; worthless; of no value.
  4. Meaningless.

nought adv

see nought, pron.

  1. Phrase. “Not but”: just; only; not anything else except.

nought pron

OE nówiht, no + wiht, creature, being, thing; no thing.

  1. Not a word.
  2. Nothing.
  3. Not anything of worth.
  4. Invisible entity; [fig.] air; empty space.
  5. No one; no subjects; no territory.
  6. Not one thing.