Berkeleian

adjective

Berke·​le·​ian ˈbär-klē-ən How to pronounce Berkeleian (audio)
ˈbər-;
bär-ˈklē-,
ˌbər-ˈklē-
variants or Berkeleyan
: of, relating to, or suggestive of Bishop Berkeley or his system of philosophical idealism
Berkeleian noun
Berkeleianism
ˈbär-klē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Berkeleian (audio)
ˈbər-;
bär-ˈklē-
ˌbər-ˈklē-
noun

Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Berkeleian was in 1748

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Cite this Entry

“Berkeleian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berkeleian. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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