notanencephalia no·tan·en·ce·pha·li·a (nō’tān-ěn-sə-fā’lē-ə, -fāl’yə)
A malformation marked by defective development or absence of the cerebellum.
- Nothing new under the sun
A phrase adapted from the Book of Ecclesiastes; the author complains frequently in the book about the monotony of life. The entire passage reads, “The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” […]
- Nothing of the kind
1. Also, nothing of the sort. 2. No, certainly not, as in Did you push Charlie?—Nothing of the kind! or Do you think the kids were trying to shoplift?—Nothing of the sort. [ Second half of 1800s ] 3. Not at all like what is mentioned or expected, as in They thought we would look […]
- Nothing succeeds like success
Success breeds more success.
- Nothing to do with
see: have nothing to do with