Word Of The Day: Solipsism

For today, a word that describes what most of the world strives to overcome during the holidays.

solipsism (sol-ip-SIZ-uhm) noun 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.
After eating too much bourbon-laced fruitcake, the "C&C" staff teeters groggily toward solipsism.

  • Greg Kandra

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