Antonyms for nil
|Grammar : Adj|
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|Phonetic Transcription : nɪl|
Definition of nilOrigin :
- "nothing," 1833, from Latin nil, contraction of nihil, nihilum "nothing, not at all; in vain," from ne- "not" (see un-) + hilum "small thing, trifle," of unknown origin.
- adj nonexistent
- Nil admirari is the motto of the Man of Taste in Building, where he is naturally at home.
- Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
- The practical effect of this was nil, for there was no longer anything to enforce.
- Extract from : « A History of the United States » by Cecil Chesterton
- At Dover the dock-people had generously charged me “nil” for dues.
- Extract from : « The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy" » by John MacGregor
- In this little paper let us keep to the text of nil nisi bonum.
- Extract from : « Roundabout Papers » by William Makepeace Thackeray
- Nil desperandum; keep up your courage, and all will go well.
- Extract from : « The Young Llanero » by W.H.G. Kingston
- When detached from the racecourse or the card-table, his command of language was nil.
- Extract from : « The Scarlet Feather » by Houghton Townley
- And if these are not entirely satisfactory, the influence he can hope to wield will be nil.
- Extract from : « Three Things » by Elinor Glyn
- Its philosophic value is not great, its scientific utility is nil.
- Extract from : « Theism or Atheism » by Chapman Cohen
- Also, I discovered that their morality, where business was concerned, was nil.
- Extract from : « Revolution and Other Essays » by Jack London
- The effect was nil; I felt nothing, either in my head or my feet.
- Extract from : « The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 » by Roald Amundsen
Synonyms for nil
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