(Noth"ing), adv. In no degree; not at all; in no wise.
Adam, with such counsel nothing swayed.Milton.
The influence of reason in producing our passions is nothing near so extensive as is commonly believed.Burke. Nothing off (Naut.), an order to the steersman to keep the vessel close to the wind.
(Noth`ing*a"ri*an) n. One of no certain belief; one belonging to no particular sect.
(Noth"ing*ism) n. Nihility; nothingness. [R.]
1. Nihility; nonexistence.
2. The state of being of no value; a thing of no value.
(No"tice) n. [F., fr. L. notitia a being known, knowledge, fr. noscere, notum, to know. See
1. The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.
How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons !I. Watts.
2. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express
notification; announcement; warning.
I . . . have given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here.Shak.
3. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks; as, book notices; theatrical notices.
4. A writing communicating information or warning.
5. Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
To take notice of, to perceive especially; to observe or treat with particular attention.
Syn. Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration; respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news.
(No"tice), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noticed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Noticing ]
1. To observe; to see to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to.
2. To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer
to; as, to notice a book.
This plant deserves to be noticed in this place.Tooke.
Another circumstance was noticed in connection with the suggestion last discussed.Sir W. Hamilton.
3. To treat with attention and civility; as, to notice strangers.
Syn. To remark; observe; perceive; see; mark; note; mind; regard; heed; mention. See Remark.
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