take no stock in (something)(redirected from took no stock in something)
take no stock in (something)
To not pay any attention to something; to have or invest no faith or confidence in something; to not accept something. You'll take no stock in John's promises if you know what's good for you, because more often than not he'll end up letting you down. I don't know how a company expects its managers to perform well when it takes no stock in their abilities.