mean nothing

mean nothing

1. Literally, to have no discernible meaning to someone; to be incomprehensible (to someone). Could you just tell me in plain English? All that technical jargon means nothing to me. Without the right decoding software, you'll just be left with a document full of random characters that mean nothing.
2. To be completely insignificant or trivial (to someone). All your projections mean nothing if we can't turn them into actual sales. It was just a stupid one-time hookup, I swear—he meant nothing to me!
See also: mean, nothing

mean nothing

 (to someone)
1. not to make sense to someone. This sentence means nothing to me. It isn't clearly written. I'm sorry. This message means nothing.
2. [for someone] not to have feeling for someone or something. Do I mean nothing to you after all these years? Do all those years of devotion mean nothing?
See also: mean, nothing
References in classic literature ?
Truly my tears and prayers must mean NOTHING to you, Makar Alexievitch!
My father certainly could mean nothing more by his request to me than what you say.
Government efforts mean nothing if these efforts compromise the dignity of our people, and our dignity will not be taken away from us," she said.
That is pure nominalism where words mean nothing to these justices and they can overcome the Constitution itself by further case law so that they can declare the Constitution unconstitutional.
London, July 11 ( ANI ): German striker Miroslav Klose has reportedly insisted that if his side loses against Argentina in the World Cup final then his becoming the World Cup's all-time leading scorer would mean nothing.
The figures showing a slight upturn in the economy mean nothing to the millions of families who have seen a drastic drop in incomes and huge hikes in the price of food and fuel.
"I am nothing - and I mean nothing - like that person you saw on screen.
STOKE midfielder Glenn Whelan has warned his team-mates they must forget their five-star performance in the FA Cup semi-finals because it will mean nothing unless they match it in the final against Manchester City.
Centimetres mean nothing to a 70 year old but I'd like to know when I'm about to put my big boot in a couple of feet of the stuff.
Promises of investment also mean nothing - though, as a general rule, the more generous a would-be benefactor claims he is going to be the less he should be trusted.
Reputations mean nothing on the track and the one arriving with the best recent form to his name is Chabal,who switched to Godolphin after an excellent start to his two-year-old career with Jim Bolger.
Even if it agrees to accept certain guarantees, they will only be hypothetical to us and mean nothing.
He said: "The other 45 games mean nothing now - next week is our cup final.
Left, right, and center mean nothing if you set out on a 1,000-mile journey without a map or directions.
Religion, creed or colour mean nothing. It's for all of us to join together to fight and fundraise as much as we can.