- nothing; zero; none: I have absolutely no motivation—zilch, zip, nada!
Origin of nada
Examples from the Web for nada
Nothing, nada, niente, rien, or any word you want to use for having no connection.The Boko Haram Terrorists Are Not ‘Islamic’
May 12, 2014
The Daily Pic: Canada gallery flogs rugs and fine art – and wit – at the NADA fair.Rug Peddlers Rule In Miami
December 9, 2012
“Consumers have been holding onto vehicles longer than they would normally because of the economy,” said Larry Dixon of NADA.Sandy Destroys Cars, Spurs Used- and New-Car Market
November 13, 2012
But there is nothing—zero, zilch, nada—in the Ryan plan that demonstrates how that reduction would come to pass.Ryan Budget Plan Sounds Good But Lacks Substance
August 13, 2012
Amani and her sister Nada interrupt each other excitedly as they explain the history of their culture.Libya’s Hidden Minority
September 2, 2011
Eric helped Nada to a place on the crystal, lay down at her side.The Cosmic Express
John Stewart Williamson
The door of Nada's little room was open and he entered through it.
Was it possible that Nada and the Missioner had not escaped its fury?
Nada Hawkins wasn't with him, and he didn't say who had died and who hadn't.
"No one has told me," and he was thinking of Nada, and her death.
- mainly US informal nothing
Word Origin and History for nada
"nothing," 1933, slang, introduced by Hemingway, from Spanish nada "nothing," from Latin (res) nata "small, insignificant thing," literally "(thing) born" (see natal).