Definitions

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  • adverb & adjective Out of nothing.

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  • adjective from or out of nothing.
  • adverb from or out of nothing.

Etymologies

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[Latin ex nihilō : ex, out of + nihilō, ablative of nihil, nothing.]

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Latin “out of nothing”

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  • A Latin term meaning "out of nothing."

    May 29, 2008