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Definition of Nigh

Nigh

  1. Not distant or remote in place or time; near.
  2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.
  3. In a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near.
  4. Almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead.
  5. To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.
  6. Near to; not remote or distant from.

Nigh Quotations

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
Robert Bolt

The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
Bernard Baruch

Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
William James

Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by the blood of Jesus Christ.
George Whitefield

It was darn nigh impossible for women in rock in the '70s. There wasn't a mold if you were a woman and you were in the entertainment in the '70s. You were probably a disco diva or a folk singer, or simply ornamental. Radio would play only one woman per hour.
Ann Wilson
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Nigh Translations

nigh in German is nahe
nigh in Spanish is cercano