not a jot

not a jot

Not even a tiny or the smallest amount (of something). I worked all of that overtime and received not a jot of extra cash for my efforts. Look at him—there's not a jot of shame in his eyes for what he's done. A: "Did you get any help on your assignment from the study group?" B: "Not a jot. They were all too busy gossiping."
See also: jot, not

not one/a ˈjot (or ˈtittle)

(informal) not even the smallest amount: There’s not a jot of truth in the story.It seems that his divorce has not affected him one jot.She doesn’t seem to care a jot what I do.
See also: jot, not, one
References in classic literature ?
Among these were many well-known rascals, who cared not a jot for study or for success.
If you belonged to a club, you could get a much better supper at the same hour, and lose not a jot in public esteem.
"The culprits care not a jot about the damage the dumping is causing tothe environment" Laziness is one, selfishness is another and ignorance is a third.
The people dumping their rubbish in lay-bys, at roadsides, in fields and any secluded corner they can find care not a jot about the damage they are doing to the environment or the work they are creating for others.
There are many like me who love Bahrain and the Gulf for the life it has given us and security, but many give not a jot for that, they are here for money and lifestyle and care not a jot for the reality or truth of the region.