Synonyms of nihilist
1 cynicDictionary • Ripley has become a world-weary nihilist.
cynic • A cynic might see this as simply a ploy to make us part with more money.
sceptic • He was a born sceptic.
atheist • She is an ex-nun who is now an atheist.
pessimist • Unfortunately, the pessimists are being proved right.
disbeliever • their attempts to convert disbelievers to their faith
agnostic • He was, if not an atheist, an agnostic.
unbeliever • They come as unbelievers and go away with a new faith in life.
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agitatorIf you describe someone involved in politics as an agitator, you disapprove of them because of the trouble they cause in organizing campaigns and protests.
• a famous actress who was accused of being a political agitator
agnosticAn agnostic believes that it is not possible to know whether God exists or not. Compare atheist.
• He was, if not an atheist, an agnostic.
anarchistAn anarchist is a person who believes in anarchism.
• a well-known anarchist poet
Thesaurus for nihilist from the Collins English Thesaurus