1. (from Immanuel Kant philosophy on) A thing as it is independent of any conceptualization or perception by the human mind, postulated by practical reason but existing in a condition which is in principle unknowable and unexperienceable.
    Synonyms: noumenon
    Antonyms: phenomenon
  • French: chose en soi
  • German: Ding an sich, Ding-an-sich
  • Italian: cosa in sé
  • Portuguese: coisa-em-si, coisa em si
  • Russian: вещь в себе́
  • Spanish: cosa en sí

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