nevermind

[nev-er-mahynd, nev-er-mahynd]
noun Older Use.
  1. attention; heed; notice (usually used in negative constructions): Pay him no nevermind.
  2. business; affair; responsibility (usually used in negative constructions): It's no nevermind of yours.

Origin of nevermind

First recorded in 1930–35; noun use of verb phrase never mind
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Historical Examples of nevermind

  • Nevermind,” it seemed to say; “we shall have to-morrow;” and then she bade them cheerfully good-night.


Word Origin and History for nevermind
n.

also never-mind "difference, matter for attention," 1935, American English, from verbal expression never mind "forget it," originally never mind it attested by 1795; see never + mind (v.).

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