"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.

Dictionary Stats for "nihilist"

Position in dictionary: 65918 of 111710 words.
Word Types: 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
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Definition of nihilist

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