Definition of none the worse for in English:

none the worse for

phrase

  • Not adversely affected by.

    ‘we were none the worse for our terrible experience’
    • ‘Yet here was I, having lost at least a third of my skin, and apparently none the worse for it.’
    • ‘Alan began raising the animal, and it was soon safely back on the surface, seemingly none the worse for its rapid descent of the hole.’
    • ‘We have a full health and safety team in the studio and she was given immediate attention, but was none the worse for what happened.’
    • ‘Finally I managed a smooth getaway and went in to shop, none the worse for the encounter and thinking about how much D.J. looks like her Mama except for that red hair.’
    • ‘The Jones family anguish turned to unbridled joy early last Wednesday morning when Conor arrived home none the worse for his ordeal after spending over a week sleeping rough.’
    • ‘He takes the harder route, and is none the worse for it.’
    • ‘By the time he came back, mugs in hand, I was done, and he was none the worse for not knowing.’
    • ‘My trouser was torn and I had to go home and change into another suit,’ said Ring who was none the worse for the experience.’
    • ‘The three-year-old bay son of Danehill was on the first of the big rigs to be unloaded and appeared none the worse for his international flight into Chicago and his road trip to Arlington in rush-hour traffic.’
    • ‘Apart from the long hair and beard, he was none the worse for this prolonged sojourn in the land of dreams.’