"nihilist" Definition

  1. n. One who advocates the doctrine of nihilism; one who believes or teaches that nothing can be known, or asserted to exist.
  2. n. A member of a secret association (esp. in Russia), which is devoted to the destruction of the present political, religious, and social institutions.

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Position in dictionary: 65918 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "nihilist": 2
Words that end with "nihilist": 1
Words that contain "nihilist": 2
Next words in dictionary: nihilistic, nihility, nil, nile, nilgau, nill, nilled, nilling, nilometer, niloscope
Previous words in dictionary: nihilism, nihil, nigua, nigrosine, nigromancien, nigromancie, nigritude, nigrine, nigrification, nigrescent

English Dictionary Definition of nihilist

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