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solipsism

sol·ip·sism

solipsism

 
 
pronunciation:
sa lihp sih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in philosophy, the theory that the self is the only verifiable reality.
definition 2: the self-centered habit of interpreting and judging all things exclusively according to one's own concepts of meaning and value.
He knew his wife's solipsism would prevent her from regarding his injury as anything but an infringement on her freedom to do what she liked.the solipsism of a willfully obscure writer
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derivations: solipsist (adj.), solipsistic (adj.), solipsist (n.)