In the end, all the praise and support from the international community was for naught.
According to Farmaner, the reforms of 2011 have largely come to naught.
Without major upgrades to our electrical grid, this boom might be for naught.
The big-money guys must have been feeling bad enough when they got the advance word that all their entreaties were for naught.
Hoping that his hi-tech marketing wiles will not go for naught, Bennett will now try to torpedo the prize ceremony.
Betsy: In Clovelly there are naught but cabins pitched upon a hill, and ladders to a loft.
There was a rule in goblinism: Say naught but good of the dead.
There is naught like universal co-operation to promote universal achievement.
It lacked for naught in splendor; it was a day for Cyprus and for Nikosia.
There was naught for it, therefore, but to show the papers and to turn a harsh face on the messenger.
Old English nawiht "nothing," lit "no whit," from na "no" (from PIE root *ne- "no, not;" see un- (1)) + wiht "thing, creature, being" (see wight). Cognate with Old Saxon neowiht "nothing," Old High German niwiht, Gothic ni waihts. It also developed an adjectival sense in Old English, "good for nothing," which by mid-16c. had focused to "morally bad, wicked." In arithmetic, "the figure zero" from 1640s.