none the


none the
we were left none the wiser: NOT AT ALL, not a bit, not the slightest bit, in no way, by no means any.
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none the
(followed by compar adj) in no way, to no degree
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Main Entry:none

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none the
— used in phrases with adjectives like worse, better, etc., to say that someone or something is not any worse, better, etc., than before;
— often + for

We had to change our plans, but we were none the worse for it in the end.

She's been traveling constantly for the past several weeks, but she seems to be none the worse for wear.

The restaurant replaced the lobster with crab and the customers were none the wiser. [=customers who ate the crab did not know that it was not lobster; customers thought they were eating lobster]

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Main Entry:none

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