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What is the meaning of nihilism in Hindi?

Meaning of nihilism in Hindi is : शून्यवाद

Definition of word nihilism

  • Extreme skepticism, maintaining that nothing has a real existence. (noun)
  • The rejection of all moral principles. (noun)
  • (capitalized by protagonist Turgenev) A Russian anarchistic revolutionary doctrine (1860-1917) holding that conditions in the social organization are so bad as to make destruction desirable for its own sake, independent of any constructive program or possibility. (noun)
  • The belief that all endeavors are ultimately futile and devoid of meaning. (noun)
  • Contradiction (not always deliberate) between behavior and espoused principle, to such a degree that all possible espoused principle is voided. (noun)
  • The deliberate refusal of belief, to the point that belief itself is rejected as untenable. (noun)

Examples of word nihilism

  • “The term nihilism is sometimes used … to denote a general mood of despair at the pointlessness of existence.”
  • But stunney clearly admitted that moral anti-realism, in fact moral nihilism, is logically indefeasible strictu sensu since, inter alia one cannot demonstrate strictu sensu that there are conscious beings other than oneself.
  • The old canard that lack of religion leads directly to nihilism is as cheap and insulting as my remarks above.
  • To most people, the notion that an apocalyptic nihilism is taking root in this nation's children will seem alarmist.
  • For all the bleating of the strident that this makes for "moral relativism" or, in the weighty but sadly empty words of Stephen Harper, "nihilism" - nothing turns on it.


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