Topic: PHILOSOPHY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: nihilismus, from Latin nihil 'nothing'

nihilism

noun
     
ni‧hil‧is‧m [uncountable]
1RP the belief that nothing has any meaning or value
2RPPPP the idea that all social and political institutions should be destroyed
nihilist noun [countable]
nihilistic adjective

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