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Word of the Day – Solipsism

By January 5, 2018 Word of the Day

Solipsism (noun)

sol-ip-sizm

The view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist.

Late 19th century: from Latin solus ‘alone’ + ipse ‘self’ + -ism.

Example sentences

“It’s a self centred solipsism where he thinks of no one else.”

Word of the Day – Isagogics

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Isagogics (adj)

ai-sa-goj-iks

Introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.

Mid 19th century: plural of isagogic, via Latin from Greek eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē ‘introduction’, from eis ‘into’ + agein ‘to lead’.

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