Definition of nihilism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nihilism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈnaɪəˌlɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˈniəˌlɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](philosophy)
 
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the belief that nothing has any value, especially that religious and moral principles have no value
NAmE//ˌnaɪəˈlɪstɪk//
 
, NAmE//ˌniəˈlɪstɪk//
 
adjective Her latest play is a nihilistic vision of the world of the future.
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