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Schopenhauerism

[shoh-puh n-hou-uh-riz-uh m] /ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ əˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
the philosophy of Schopenhauer, who taught that only the cessation of desire can solve the problems arising from the universal impulse of the will to live.
Origin of Schopenhauerism
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; Schopenhauer + -ism
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