Berkeleian

adjective
Berke·​le·​ian | \ ˈbär-klē-ən How to pronounce Berkeleian (audio) , ˈbər-; bär-ˈklē-, ˌbər-ˈklē- \
variants: or Berkeleyan

Definition of Berkeleian

: of, relating to, or suggestive of Bishop Berkeley or his system of philosophical idealism

Other Words from Berkeleian

Berkeleian noun
Berkeleianism \ ˈbär-​klē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Berkeleianism (audio) , ˈbər-​ ; bär-​ˈklē-​ , ˌbər-​ˈklē-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Berkeleian

1748, in the meaning defined above

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“Berkeleian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berkeleian. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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