I noun blank, cipher, existenceless, figurehead, inexistence, insignificance, insignificancy, insubstantiality, matter of no consequence, matter of no importance, nihil, no one, nobody, nonbeing, nonexistence, nothing, nothingness, nought, nullity, terrae filius, unsubstantiality, unsubstantialness II index blank (emptiness), nullity

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