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English definition of “nihilism”

nihilism

noun [U]     /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 truePhilosophy nihilist     /-lɪst/ noun [C] Philosophy nihilistic     /ˌnaɪ.əˈlɪs.tɪk/ adjective Philosophy
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