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sol·ip·sism / ˈsälipˌsizəm/ • n. the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist. DERIVATIVES: sol·ip·sist n. sol·ip·sis·tic / ˌsälipˈsistik/ adj. sol·ip·sis·ti·cal·ly / ˌsälipˈsistik(ə)lē/ adv.

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solipsism

solipsism Philosophical theory that the mind knows nothing other than itself and that the outside world only exists in the mind of the observer. It is a form of idealism.

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solipsism

solipsism (philos.) theory that the self is the only object of knowledge. XIX. f. L. sōlus SOLE2 + ipse self- + -ISM
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