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The word nowhere is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun nowhere

What does nowhere mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nowheres

  1. an insignificant place
    • example: he came out of nowhere
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: obscurity = an obscure and unimportant standing

Alternative definition of the noun nowhere


  1. No particular place, noplace.

Definition of the adverb nowhere

What does nowhere mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. not anywhere; in or at or to no place
    • example: I am going nowhere

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nowhere

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Google previewThe Mammoth Encyclopedia of the Unsolved (2012)

by Colin Wilson

Nowhere. The case of Kaspar Hauser is perhaps the greatest of nineteenth century historical mysteries. Butitis rather more than that.Theunfortunate youth wasthe subject of acruel experiment in what wouldnowbe called “sensory deprivation”, ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

bridge to nowhere A symbol to derogate extravagant government spending on a project that would benefit relatively few people. As The Washington Post put it ( April 30, 2006): “Last fall, after House Transportation Committee Chairman Don ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

but nowhere outside the USA has it been so powerful a political challenge to authorities. However, developments in Europe under the influence ofthe European Court of Human Rights sometimes approach theUS standard.

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Quotes about Nowhere

Nowhere to fall but off, Nowhere to stand but on. (Benjamin King)
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Scrabble value of N1O1W4H4E1R1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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