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nevermind

[ nev-er-mahynd, nev-er-mahynd ]
/ ˌnɛv ərˈmaɪnd, ˈnɛv ərˌmaɪnd /
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noun Older Use.

attention; heed; notice (usually used in negative constructions): Pay him no nevermind.
business; affair; responsibility (usually used in negative constructions): It's no nevermind of yours.

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Origin of nevermind

First recorded in 1930–35; noun use of verb phrase never mind
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Idioms and Phrases with nevermind

never mind

1

Don't worry about something, don't trouble yourself, it doesn't matter. For example, Never mind what I said, it wasn't important, or Never mind, you can always take the driver's test again. This expression employs mind in the sense of “care about something,” a usage dating from the late 1700s.

2

Also, never you mind. Don't concern yourself with that, it's none of your business, as in Never you mind where I plan to buy the new TV. [Early 1800s]

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