And that fact means we should expect even more shenanigans from the nihilist wing of the GOP.
A nihilist on a war footing would be considered Quaker-like in his symptoms.
I have already mentioned it as often given by a nihilist to one whom he believes may be one with him.
All the wildest phases of nihilist opinion in the sixties were already raging in Russia in the forties.
Concerning the woman for whose sake he became a nihilist, he never spoke.
And by this I do not mean to compare the nihilist writers with licentious ones, nor to convey any stigma by my words.
This nihilist leader is a woman, and her name is Zara de Echeveria.
Mr. Smith has been arrested as a nihilist, and the morning papers will announce that he has started on his journey to Siberia.
"Saberevski knew me to be a nihilist, and warned me against it that day," she said to me.
She knew how the nihilist societies all over the world were connected with each other.
1836 in the religious or philosophical sense, from French nihiliste, from Latin nihil (see nihilism). In the Russian political sense, it is recorded from 1871. Related: Nihilistic.
1817, "the doctrine of negation" (in reference to religion or morals), from German Nihilismus, from Latin nihil "nothing at all" (see nil), coined by German philosopher Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743-1819). In philosophy, an extreme form of skepticism (1836). The political sense was first used by German journalist Joseph von Görres (1776-1848). Turgenev used the Russian form of the word (nigilizm) in "Fathers and Children" (1862) and claimed to have invented it. With a capital N-, it refers to the Russian revolutionary anarchism of the period 1860-1917, supposedly so called because "nothing" that then existed found favor in their eyes.
nihilism ni·hil·ism (nī'ə-lĭz'əm, nē'-)
The belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement.
A delusion, experienced in some mental disorders, that the world or one's mind, body, or self does not exist.