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None vs Nun

None vs Nun. The priest substituted to teach the religion class because none of the nuns were available. None of your writing errors will get past ErrNET!

None is a pronoun that means no one; not one; not any, as of something indicated; no part; nothing.

Nun is a noun that means a woman member of a religious order, especially one bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience; any of various birds, especially a domestic variety of pigeon.

None and nun are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. “None” and “nun” are easily confused and misused words in English writing. To avoid making this mistake in your writing, use ErrNET, the world’s leading copyediting technology!

None sentence examples:

None of us every believed that you were involved in this crime.

This is really none of your business so you should stay out of it.

None of the presidential candidates are very impressive this year.

I’m sorry but you are too late and there are none left.

None of these light fixtures will fit properly above the door.

Is it true that none of the guests showed up on time for the party last night?

Nun sentence examples:

Being a nun takes some serious dedication to God because one is required to sacrifice so much in their personal life, especially any sexual activity.

Since I’ve put on some weight since last year, my nun costume for Halloween no longer fits.

The church raised enough money to convert an old abandoned building in to a new nun convent.

After long consideration, she decided to dedicate herself to God and the Catholic Church and became a nun.

In the typical Roman Catholic or Anglican orders, the nun habit consists of a tunic covered by a scapular, cowl and a veil.

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