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nihilism

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈnaɪ.ə.lɪ.zəm/ specialized
a belief that all political and religious organizations are bad, or a system of thought that says that there are no principles or beliefs that have any meaning or can be true
nihilist
noun [C] uk   us   /-lɪst/
nihilistic
adjective uk   us   /ˌnaɪ.əˈlɪs.tɪk/
Translations of “nihilism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛無主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚无主义…
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