adverb see solipsism

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  • solipsistically — adverb With consideration only for ones own interest. Of course, solipsistically, an actor wants to do projects that are good for him. William H. Macy, Tavist Smiley, PBS, Nov. 18, 2004 See Also: solipsism …   Wiktionary

  • solipsistically — solip·sis·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • solipsistically — adverb see solipsistic * * * solipsisˈtically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑solipsism …   Useful english dictionary

  • solipsism — noun Etymology: Latin solus alone + ipse self Date: 1874 a theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and that the self is the only existent thing; also extreme egocentrism • solipsist noun • solipsistic adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nondualism — is a term used to denote affinity, or unity, rather than duality or separateness or multiplicity. In reference to the universe it may be used to denote the idea that things appear distinct while not being separate. The term nondual (meaning not… …   Wikipedia

  • The Place of the Solitaires — is a poem from Wallace Stevens s first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in the journal Poetry in October, 1919, so it is in the public domain. [] Some interpreters understand the poem …   Wikipedia

  • solipsism — noun /ˈsɑlɪpsɪzm/ a) The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified. The solipsism that too frequently infects high commands has no place on a battlefield. b) The theory or view that the self is the only reality. See… …   Wiktionary

  • solipsism — [ sɒlɪpsɪz(ə)m] noun 1》 the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist. 2》 self centredness or selfishness. Derivatives solipsist noun solipsistic adjective solipsistically adverb Origin C19: from L. solus alone + ipse s …   English new terms dictionary

  • solipsism — n. Philos. the view that the self is all that exists or can be known. Derivatives: solipsist n. solipsistic adj. solipsistically adv. Etymology: L solus alone + ipse self …   Useful english dictionary

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