Definition of "nihil" []

  • Nothing. (noun)
  • Nil; nothing (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "nihil" in a sentence
  • "The Latin word nihil means "nothing at all;" absence as opposed to a presence, emptiness instead of abundance, a lack of substance rather than something substantial."
  • "KIMBALL: It comes from the Latin term nihil, meaning nothing."
  • "Third, and chief reason, that try how you might, you could scarcely help supposing, on looking at his face, that your eyes were not far from a well-finished mind, instead of the well-finished skin et praeterea nihil, which is by rights the Mark of the Row."