[ vahy-she-shee-kuh, vahy-shey-shi-kuh ]
/ ˌvaɪ ʃɛˈʃi kə, vaɪˈʃeɪ ʃɪ kə /
noun Indian Philosophy.
a school of thought asserting the existence of a universe formed by a god out of atoms of earth, air, fire, and water, as well as out of space, time, ether, mind, and soul, all conceived as substances coexisting eternally with the god.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of Vaisheshika
< Sanskrit vaiśeṣika, derivative of viśesa difference, particular property
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