nihilate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nihilō ‎(I reduce to nothing)

Verb[edit]

nihilate ‎(third-person singular simple present nihilates, present participle nihilating, simple past and past participle nihilated)

  1. To encase in a shell of non-being
  2. (philosophy) The action of consciousness, which is the origin of negation in facticity.

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