Nihilism is extreme skepticism about existence and about religious or moral principles.(noun)
A desire for the complete complete rejection of the established order or social system and religious principles is an example of nihilism.
See nihilism in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L nihil (see nihil) + -ism
See nihilism in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin nihil, nothing; see ne in Indo-European roots
Origin: + -ism.
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