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noun Philosophy.
a doctrine that the world has no existence independent of sensations or ideas.
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Origin of subjective idealism

First recorded in 1875–80

OTHER WORDS FROM subjective idealism

subjective idealist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subjective idealism

subjective idealism

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