subjective idealism


noun Philosophy.

a doctrine that the world has no existence independent of sensations or ideas.

Nearby words

  1. subjectification,
  2. subjectify,
  3. subjection,
  4. subjective,
  5. subjective complement,
  6. subjective intension,
  7. subjective sensation,
  8. subjective spirit,
  9. subjective symptom,
  10. subjectively


Origin of subjective idealism

First recorded in 1875–80

Related formssubjective idealist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for subjective idea-list

subjective idealism

noun

philosophy the theory that all experience is of ideas in the mind
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