from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nonexistence; nothingness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Nothingness; a state of being nothing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being nothing, or of no account or importance; nothingness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of nonexistence
French nihilité, from Old French, from Medieval Latin nihilitās, from Latin nihil, nothing; see nihilism.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin nihil ("nothing") + -ity. (Wiktionary)