Nothingness, nullity.

Paeans and even poems have been written to the esoteric nature of the smallest building blocks of matter: how they manifest as everywhere and nowhere, seem to have come out of emptiness, and at the ultimate level seem to be distilled from pure nihility.

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nihility — Ni*hil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. nihilit[ e]. See {Nihilism}.] Nothingness; a state of being nothing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nihility — [nī hil′ə tē] n. 〚ML nihilitas〛 nothingness * * * ni·hil·i·ty (nī hĭlʹĭ tē, nē ) n. Nonexistence; nothingness.   [French nihilité, from Old French, from Medieval Latin nihilitās, from Latin nihil, noth …   Universalium

  • nihility — index nullity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nihility — (n.) 1670s, from M.L. nihilitas, from nihil nothing at all (see NIL (Cf. nil)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nihility — [nī hil′ə tē] n. [ML nihilitas] nothingness …   English World dictionary

  • Nihility — This article is about the album Nihility. For other uses, see Nihilism (disambiguation). Nihility Studio album by Decapitated …   Wikipedia

  • nihility — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of not existing: nonexistence, nothing, nothingness. See ABSENCE …   English dictionary for students

  • nihility — [nʌɪ hɪlɪti, nɪ ] noun rare nothingness. Origin C17: from med. L. nihilitas, from L. nihil nothing …   English new terms dictionary

  • nihility — n. See nihilism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • nihility — n nothingness, nonexistence, nullity. See nihilism(def.2) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”