- solitary bee,
- solitary bone cyst
Origin of solipsism
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To use a philosophical term, the paranoiac is the Simon-pure "solipsist."The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
Word Origin for solipsism
1871, coined from Latin solus "alone" (see sole (adj.)) + ipse "self." The view or theory that self is the only object of real knowledge or the only thing that is real. "The identification of one's self with the Absolute is not generally intended, but the denial of there being really anybody else" [Century Dictionary].
The belief that all reality is just one's own imagining of reality, and that one's self is the only thing that exists.