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with Anu Garg

nihilarian

PRONUNCIATION:
(nih-i-LAR-ee-uhn)

MEANING:
noun: One who does useless work.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin nihil (nothing).

USAGE:
"You may find yourself worrying that you're turning into a nihilarian."
Sian Prior; Ineffable; The Age (Melbourne, Australia); Dec 16, 2002.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
In the struggle between yourself and the world, second the world. -Franz Kafka, novelist (1883-1924)

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