Berkeleian Berke*le"ian (b[~e]rk*l[=e]"an), a. Of or relating to Bishop Berkeley or his system of idealism; as, Berkeleian philosophy. -- {Berke"ley*ism}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Berkeleyism — /berrk lee iz euhm/; Brit. /bahrk lee iz euhm/, n. any philosophical system or doctrine derived from the views of Bishop Berkeley. [1860 65; George BERKELEY + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

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  • -ism — suffix forming nouns, esp. denoting: 1 an action or its result (baptism; organism). 2 a system, principle, or ideological movement (Conservatism; jingoism; feminism). 3 a state or quality (heroism; barbarism). 4 a basis of prejudice or… …   Useful english dictionary

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