[nuhl-uh-fid-ee-uh n]


a person who has no faith or religion; skeptic.

Origin of nullifidian

1555–65; nulli- + Latin fid- (stem of fidēs) faith + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a person who has no faith or belief; sceptic; disbeliever


having no faith or belief

Word Origin for nullifidian

C16: from Latin, from nullus no + fidēs faith
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Word Origin and History for nullifidian

1560s, from Latin nulli-, comb. form of nullus "no" (see null) + fides "faith" (see faith).

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