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solipsism (ˈsɒlɪpˌsɪzəm



  1. (philosophy) the extreme form of scepticism which denies the possibility of any knowledge other than of one's own existence

Derived Forms

ˈsolipsist  noun, adjective
ˌsolipˈsistic  adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Latin sōlus alone + ipse self

Example Sentences Including 'solipsism'

I have been toppled by my own monstrous solipsism , hoodwinked by the belief that everything revolves around me.
Alex George LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)


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