nihilistic nihilistic


  • (adj) of or relating to nihilism


  1. Within them, bingeing seems to be more of a nihilistic escape than a rebellion of any kind.
  2. This was the MTV generation: Net surfing, nihilistic nipple piercers whining about McJobs; latchkey legacies, fearful of commitment.
  3. But compared to the terrorists behind today's nihilistic suicide bombings and mass atrocities such as 911, Habash's commandos were almost softies.


  1. Reader wisdom on loved ones’ bad habits

    Readers fill in for advice columnist Carolyn Hax and chime in on dealing with a loved one’s nihilistic views and habits, appreciating grandparents, support at prenatal checkups and bigotry.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Hear Action Bronson's Wavy, Prince-Alluding 'Heel Toe'

    "Heel Toe" is a track by Action Bronson and producer Harry Fraud that wasn't among the seven tracks on their recently released  Saaab Stories EP. Stereogum has now posted the finished article, and the song sees the Queens rapper in full gruffly nihilistic foodie character over a beat Fraud once aptly
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Spin


  1. And referring to Friday's terror bombings in Jakarta, Clinton said it was a "painful reminder (that terrorism) is global, it is ruthless, it is nihilistic, and it must be stopped".
    on Jul 18, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Hindu

  2. "I'm committed to life. I think definitely before my son, I was a little nihilistic," Jolie said. "I'm starting to be able to see being 50 years old with the kids graduating from high school."
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Angelina Jolie Source: CNN

  3. "I loved the idea of an alcoholic, nihilistic, subversive superhero, fighting crime drunk," says Peter Berg about "Hancock" - a screenplay that's been kicking around Hollywood for a dozen years or so, and that had, at various points, Michael...
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Peter Berg Source: Kansas City Star

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