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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 ?
You think little o' doing what may damage other folks, so as you get your bit o' trifling, as means nothing. I throw back your favours, for you're not the man I took you for.
It makes no difference, my marrying her--it means nothing."
The law of nature is a jargon of words, which means nothing. I know not of any such law, nor of any right which can be derived from it.
But upon the whole, and unless the grip of a man's hand at parting means nothing whatever, I conclude that we did like each other at the end of two years and three months well enough.
"If you have such a suspicion, something must be done; and as soon as the play is all over, we will talk to him seriously and make him know his own mind; and if he means nothing, we will send him off, though he is Henry, for a time."
The entity of RS Prime Minister Radovan ViA!kovic claims that the appointment of the US Special Representative for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer "means nothing to Republika Srpska".
"Liberation means nothing if our people are not free to speak and worship in our city.
'Liberation means nothing if our people are not free to speak and worship in our city,' said Samira Gutoc, a Maranao human rights advocate turned senatorial candidate.
In the loss last week of US fashion designer Kate Spade and well-known chef Anthony Bourdain both through suicide, it showed having everything means nothing.
"Money means nothing to me and I have no compulsions in saying that.
It's easy to writ about "nothing" Whenever you've nothing to say Some say there's nothing to it Yet nothing's the theme of the day Come round, we'll do nothing together Assuming you've nothing to do With nothing to say to each other As there's nothing between me and you It costs nothing to put on the telly As always, there's nothing on So switch it off and do nothing You see, nothing's easy my son My story has nothing to end on So nothing is what you will see I could go on forever But it all means nothing to me W.G.
He further taunted Chidambaram, and said that going to Harvard means nothing, but what matters is sheer hard work.
But apparently sentimental value means nothing, as she has put it on the market just three years after buying it.
Ms Jolie knows it means nothing. She also knows the superficial world of celebrity means nothing.
WEST HAM: Ricardo Vaz Te may be pleased with West Ham's start to the season - but knows it means nothing unless that form continues.