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 Meanings and Examples of NIHILIST
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nihilist
 n.  one who believes traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic
Classic Sentence:
1  'He's a nihilist,' repeated Arkady.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  'A nihilist,' said Nikolai Petrovitch.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  'You are certainly a nihilist, I see that,' thought Nikolai Petrovitch.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  It's that high and mighty gentleman, that nihilist, who's knocked all that into his head.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  And somewhere deep in herself because of it, she was a nihilist, and really anarchic.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
6  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
7  There used to be Hegelists, and now there are nihilists.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  In his final days, Hitler revealed himself a power-mad nihilist, ready to annihilate all of Western Europe, even to destroy Germany itself.