Nihilism


Nihilism
Nihilism Ni"hil*ism, n. [L. nihil nothing: cf. F. nihilisme. See {Annihilate}.] 1. Nothingness; nihility. [1913 Webster]

2. The doctrine that nothing can be known; scepticism as to all knowledge and all reality. [1913 Webster]

3. (Politics) The theories and practices of the Nihilists. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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