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Solipsism


Solipsism

(SOL-ip-siz-uhm)

Noun:

-Extreme egocentrism.

-Self-absorption or self-centeredness.

-A theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and that the self is the only existent thing.

-The view or theory that the self is all that exists or can be known to exist.

From Latin solus (alone) + ipse (self). Earliest documented use: 1836.

Forms:Solipsist - noun

Solipsistic - adjective

Solipsistically - adverb

Used in a sentence:

“That kind of solipsism is part of the joy of being young, of course."

Don't be so self centered...

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