What does the word nihil mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Nothing. nil.

Usage examples for nihil

  1. There would be no reason for such an avoidance of consonants if Ovid had allowed nil in this position; he must therefore have used nihil alone. – The Last Poems of Ovid by Ovid
  2. Of him, poet, novelist, as of a critic, naturalist, philologist, essayist, still more illustrious writer of our own, it might be said, " Nihil tetigit quod non ornavit." – Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards