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NIHILISM

Applied to various theories or systems of thought: that nothing really exists except thought; that nothing really matters, what must be, must be; that the world is an absurdity, so nothing in life is really worth struggling or even living for.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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