nowhere


nowhere
/noh"hwair', -wair'/, adv.
1. in or at no place; not anywhere: The missing pen was nowhere to be found.
2. to no place: We went nowhere last weekend.
3. nowhere near, not nearly: There's nowhere near enough food to go around.
n.
4. the state of nonexistence or seeming nonexistence: A gang of thieves appeared from nowhere.
5. anonymity or obscurity: She came from nowhere to win the championship.
6. an unknown, remote, or nonexistent place or region.
7. miles from nowhere, in a remote, isolated, or inaccessible area.
adj. Informal.
8. being or leading nowhere; pointless; futile: to be stuck in a nowhere job.
9. worthless or useless: That's a nowhere idea if I ever heard one.
[bef. 1000; ME (adv.); OE nahwaer, nohwaer. See NO1, WHERE]

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