Meaning of solipsism

sol•ip•sism

Pronunciation: (sol'ip-siz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the theory that only the self exists, or can be proved to exist.
  2. extreme preoccupation with and indulgence of one's feelings, desires, etc.; egoistic self-absorption.
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