Definition of Nihilianism in US English:

Nihilianism

noun

historical
  • The doctrine that the nature of Jesus was divine rather than human.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Gore (1853–1932), bishop of Oxford. From classical Latin nihil nothing + -ian + -ism.

Pronunciation

Nihilianism

/nʌɪˈhɪlɪənɪz(ə)m/