Meaning of “nigh” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “nigh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nighpreposition, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /nɑɪ/ dated

literature near in time or space:

She believes that the end of the world is nigh.

(Definition of “nigh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)