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Berkeleian

[ burk-lee-uhn, burk-lee-; especially British bahrk-lee-uhn, bahrk-lee- ]
/ ˈbɜrk li ən, bɜrkˈli-; especially British ˈbɑrk li ən, bɑrkˈli- /
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adjective

pertaining or relating to George Berkeley or his philosophy.

noun

an advocate of the philosophy of George Berkeley, especially its denial of the existence of a material world.

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Origin of Berkeleian

1855–60; George Berkeley + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Berkeleian

Berke·le·ian·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Berkeleian

Berkeleian
/ (bɑːˈklɪən) /

adjective

denoting or relating to the philosophy of George Berkeley

noun

a follower of his teachings
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