nothing less than (something)

nothing less than (something)

An extreme quality, trait, or characteristic demonstrated in absolute terms. This meal is nothing less than sublime. The instructor demands nothing less than perfection from her pupils.
See also: less, nothing

nothing less than

used to express how extreme something is.
1990 Katherine Frank Emily Brontë Nothing less than the ultimate feminine destiny of marriage had been within her reach, and Charlotte had almost immediately spurned it.
See also: less, nothing

ˈnothing less than

(used for emphasis) very; completely: Their defeat was nothing less than amazing.Her survival was nothing less than a miracle.
See also: less, nothing