NIHILISM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NIHILISM
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nihilism
 n.  rejection of all religious and moral principles;
Classic Sentence:
1  The negation of the infinite leads straight to nihilism.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
2  With nihilism, no discussion is possible; for the nihilist logic doubts the existence of its interlocutor, and is not quite sure that it exists itself.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
3  'And that's called nihilism,' Bazarov repeated again, this time with peculiar rudeness.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  But the pipe only gurgled, et praeterea nihil.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
5  That's from the Latin, nihil, nothing, as far as I can judge; the word must mean a man who.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
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