how to pronounce nihilist


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nihilist is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of nihilist in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… so yeah if you're a nihilist you're …”

meanings of nihilist


  1. An absolute skeptic; a person who believes in the truth of nothing.
  2. A person who accepts or champions nihilism.

nihilist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nihilist occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nihilist can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nihilist can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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