not a bit

not a bit

none at all; not at all. Am I unhappy? Not a bit. I don't want any mashed potatoes. Not a bit!
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not a bit

also not one bit
not in any way I'm not a bit happy with this bag - it was very expensive and already needs repair . That movie is not one bit scary, but then I haven't seen a movie yet this year that really is.
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not a bit

Not at all, not in the least, as in She was not a bit interested. [Mid-1700s]
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References in classic literature ?
A PEACOCK spreading its gorgeous tail mocked a Crane that passed by, ridiculing the ashen hue of its plumage and saying, "I am robed, like a king, in gold and purple and all the colors of the rainbow; while you have not a bit of color on your wings.
Lizzy is not a bit better than the others; and I am sure she is not half so handsome as Jane, nor half so good-humoured as Lydia.
They are not a bit like stairs, but I never saw anything like them anywhere else, with their short green turf, and tender bluebells, and gossamer and thistle-down gleaming in the sun and the sheep-paths running along their sides like ruled lines.
She made believe she was not a bit anxious, and talked of a lot of things that might have kept him.
You think she and Totski-- not a bit of it, not a bit of it
The pond lay still and motionless, glittering in the moonshine, and the hunter's wife was not a bit better off than she had been before.
No sooner had Sancho caught sight of them than, bellowing like a bull, he exclaimed, "I might let myself be handled by all the world; but allow duennas to touch me- not a bit of it
Dorothy thought she had never seen two prettier creatures together than these lovely maidens; but Polly knew at once her own dainty beauty could not match that of Ozma, yet was not a bit jealous because this was so.
I was not a bit taken by surprise, not a bit confused, or awkward, or foolish; I just acted and spoke as I ought to have done, and was completely my own mistress throughout.
Alice was not a bit hurt, and she jumped up on to her feet in a moment: she looked up, but it was all dark overhead; before her was another long passage, and the White Rabbit was still in sight, hurrying down it.
The Doctor said so, and I'm going to get some better," began Phebe, not a bit ashamed of the great tears that were bedewing the condemned plaster.
I'm not a bit scared," he answered, and went down the steps.
He loves her not a bit the worse, and I am certain would run any man through the body that was to abuse her; therefore I won't abuse her, for my part.