Part of speech: adverb

In no degree; not at all.

Part of speech: adjective

Of no value or account.

Part of speech: noun

Nothing; a cipher.

Part of speech: adverb

Not in the least.

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Usage examples "naught":

  1. This settled, there was naught but happiness for me and Rose. - "In the Days of Drake", J. S. Fletcher.
  2. She'm never had naught but boys, and she sticks every virtue on that maid she always wanted and that never came. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
  3. To try and find Jack would lead us we know not where, and bring the whole object of our scout to naught. - "The Courier of the Ozarks", Byron A. Dunn.