Adjective "nihilistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/nʌɪ(h)ɪˈlɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Rejecting all religious and moral principles in the belief that life is meaningless.
  1. 'He's massively articulate and frighteningly nihilistic.'
  2. 'Although considering how nihilistic these guys are, the result might simply be violence and chaos on an even grander scale.'
  3. 'His nihilistic view of human existence was the very starting point in his lifelong struggle to confront the universe face-to-face.'

Definitions

1. of or believing in nihilism, or the total rejection of established laws and institutions: An exhibition of nihilistic art—now there's an oxymoron!

2. embracing anarchy, terrorism, and destruction: nihilstic tactics learned in a terrorist bootcamp.

3. Philosophy. of or believing in an extreme form of skepticism; belief in nothingness.

More examples(as adjective)

"visions can be nihilistic."

"works can be nihilistic."

"views can be nihilistic."

"renderings can be nihilistic."

"people can be nihilistic."

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