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Word of the Day 11/01/19 Solipsism

Solipsism (noun)
solipsism [ sol-ip-siz-uh m ]


noun
1. Philosophy. the theory that only the self exists, or can be proved to exist.
2. extreme preoccupation with and indulgence of one's feelings, desires, etc.; egoistic self-absorption.

OTHER WORDS FROM SOLIPSISM
sol·ip·sis·mal, adjective
sol·ip·sist, noun, adjective
sol·ip·sis·tic [sol-ip-sis-tik] , adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH SOLIPSISM
solecism

WORDS RELATED TO SOLIPSISM
egoism, subjectivity, narcissism, self-absorption, egocentricity, self-reliance, singularity, uniqueness, autonomy

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Origin: 1880–85; sol(i)- + Latin ips(e) self + -ism

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