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Ancient Greek κόσμος (kósmos, universe) + θέσις (thésis, placement, arrangement) + -ic.


cosmothetic (not comparable)

  1. Assuming or positing the actual existence or reality of the physical or external world.
    • Sir W. Hamilton
      The cosmothetic idealists [] deny that mind is immediately conscious of matter.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cosmothetic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)