Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Assuming or positing the actual existence or reality of the physical or external world.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Assuming or positing the actual existence or reality of the physical or external world.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Supposing the existence of an external world; affirming the real existence of the external world.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek κόσμος ("universe") + θέσις ("placement, arrangement") + -ic. (Wiktionary)

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