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
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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.
All of the talk in the week was going to mean nothing to us.
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.
He said: "If we don't get the points in the next two games, what we have achieved in the league to date will mean nothing.
Left, right, and center mean nothing if you set out on a 1,000-mile journey without a map or directions.
EVERTON'S double award winner Joleon Lescott believes his trophies will mean nothing if the club do not claim fifth place and a Uefa Cup qualification spot.
IAN McCALL insists taking the top two scalps in the division within four days will mean nothing if Queens lose to Ross County today.
GIANT-KILLER Neil Robertson gunned down Steve Davis to book his place in today's Welsh Open final but insisted it will mean nothing if he doesn't lift the trophy.
Terry has designed well-crafted buildings that have weathered gracefully, which is more than can be said of Modernist work approved by the Establishment, yet he and his architecture are hated by those for whom grace, respect for the genius loci, and a coherent architectural language mean nothing.
Instead of time in the clink with thugs, they get hit with fines that mean nothing since they go right back to the political trough of public money and earn even more.
In my own experience, it is he who, more than any other representative of Catholic education in Ontario, insists on over-using such vague, warm, fuzzy, and tired buzz-words as "Christian Catholic community", "our journey", and "our Christian story," that say and mean nothing to young people, but practically define the Religious Education curriculum.
It's equally ridiculous to apply the "imminent" approach to insurance contract interpretation, if "imminent" or "almost" is accepted, then lines mean nothing, in contracts or anything else.
A man who knows that words mean nothing unless backed by actions.
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