Synonyms of nihilism


1. nihilism, doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism

usage: a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake

2. nihilistic delusion, nihilism, delusion, psychotic belief

usage: the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal

3. nihilism, anarchy, lawlessness

usage: complete denial of all established authority and institutions

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