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Definition of solipsism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

solipsism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɒlɪpsɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːlɪpsɪzəm//
 
[uncountable] (philosophy)
 
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the theory that only the self exists or can be known Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin solus ‘alone’ + ipse ‘self’ + -ism.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: solipsism