Definition of Nihil

1. Noun. (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ). "Nihil habet"

Category relationships: Latin
Generic synonyms: Aught, Cipher, Cypher, Goose Egg, Nada, Naught, Nil, Nix, Nothing, Null, Zero, Zilch, Zip, Zippo



Definition of Nihil

1. n. Nothing.

Definition of Nihil

1. nothing [n -S] - See also: nothing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nihil

nigritudes
nigromancie
nigromancien
nigromanciens
nigromancies
nigromancy
nigrosin
nigrosine
nigrosines
nigrosins
nigrostriatal
nigrostriatally
nigs
nigua
nihang
nihil (current term)
nihil obstat
nihilarians
nihilartikel
nihilartikels
nihilate
nihilated
nihilates
nihilating
nihilation
nihilator
nihilism
nihilisms
nihilist
nihilistic

Literary usage of Nihil

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1847)
"We are rather surprised that Mr. Collier has made no mention of a rare, though much more celebrated, poem on the same subject. We mean the “nihil” of ..."

2. Journal of Theological Studies by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) (1906)
"UH nihil creatum aut seruiens in trinitate credendum, ut uult Dionisius fons ... aut officiale alteri, ut Macedonius ; nihil persuasione 5 aut ..."

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