What are some words that contain the Latin root word nihil?Dear Amanda,The Latin root nihil means nothing. It is sometimes shortened to nil.Here is a short list of English derivatives:nihilism: a system of belief that rejects all laws and institutions, i.e. believes in nothing.nihilist: a person who follows the tenets of nihilism.annihilate: to destroy, make into nothing. annihilation.nil: sometimes, a soccer score. Nothing, zero.Hope this helps, and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.Sincerely,John
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