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Topic: PHILOSOPHY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: solus ( SOLE1) + ipse 'self'

solipsism

noun
     
sol‧ip‧sis‧m [uncountable] technical
RP the idea in philosophy that only the self exists or can be known
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