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Definition of none adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    none

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//nʌn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//nʌn//
     
     
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  1. 1used with the and a comparative to mean ‘not at all’ She told me what it meant at great length but I'm afraid I'm none the wiser. He seems none the worse for the experience.
  2. 2used with too and an adjective or adverb to mean ‘not at all’ or ‘not very’ She was looking none too pleased.
  3. Word Origin Old English nān, from ne ‘not’ + ān ‘one’, of Germanic origin; compare with German nein ‘no!’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: none