Complete Definition of "solipsism"

English

Etymology

Latin solus alone + Latin ipse self + -ism

Noun
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  1. The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified.
  2. The theory or view that the self is the only reality.
  3. By extension, extreme selfishness with indulgence of all of one's own desires, feelings, and instincts

Related terms

solipsistic
solipsistically
solipsist

See also

egotism
self-absorption
selfism

Category:English nouns ending in -ism
Category:Philosophy
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