Definition of "nihilist" []

  • A complete denial of all established authority and institutions (noun)
  • An extreme form of scepticism that systematically rejects all values, belief in existence, the possibility of communication, etc (noun)
  • A revolutionary doctrine of destruction for its own sake (noun)
  • The practice or promulgation of terrorism (noun)
  • A person who accepts or champions nihilism. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • An absolute skeptic; a person who believes in the truth of nothing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nihilist" in a sentence
  • "You do know that being identified as a nihilist is a not a compliment, don’t ya, Abb? abb1 Says:"
  • "Perhaps the word is misused, and he is better described as a nihilist, or an annihilist."
  • "It doesn't mean you can walk the street naked—what I would call nihilist nudity."