from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The condition or quality of being nothing; nonexistence.
- n. Empty space; a void.
- n. Lack of consequence; insignificance.
- n. Something inconsequential or insignificant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. State of nonexistence; the condition of being nothing.
- n. Void; emptiness.
- n. Quality of inconsequentiality; lacking in significance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Nihility; nonexistence.
- n. The state of being of no value; a thing of no value.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The absence or negation of being; nihility; non-existence.
- n. Insignificance; worthlessness.
- n. A thing of no consequence or value.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of nonexistence
- n. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
Nirvana is commonly described as 'nothingness' or a 'void.'
Raoul at 38: “the amount of know nothingness is staggering.”
Why would a person of reason suggest that nothingness is applicable in any shape, manner or form to m & e?
Until eventually a perfect unified, timeless nothingness is all that is left.
If God's consciousness can exist in nothingness, so can mine.
A guy looking off into nothingness is hardly an homage.
Bob composed his face into an expression of nothingness.
Note also that nothingness is claimed to be "the basis of all things"
Such a paradoxical, ambiguous nothingness is the place at which the Western notion of the aesthetic, itself a reconciler of subject and object, mistakenly meets the
For Hegel, Buddhist nothingness is a false, reified concreteness, a concreteness with, as we have seen, a soft, feminine, abject underbelly.