metaphysician

noun
meta·​phy·​si·​cian | \ ˌme-tə-fə-ˈzi-shən How to pronounce metaphysician (audio) \

Definition of metaphysician

: a student of or specialist in metaphysics

Examples of metaphysician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Broadsheets of the era carried listings for spirit boards, erotic elixirs and an endless parade of enterprising metaphysicians. Sam Kestenbaum, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2019 Taylor is always happy to discuss his favorite philosopher, the 18th-century German metaphysician Immanuel Kant, and his study of moral objectives. Joan Niesen, SI.com, 6 Sep. 2019 My mother was a terrific metaphysician, passionate about the world around her and the lives of others. Susan Fekete, Longreads, 7 Mar. 2018 Bannon's reading eventually led him to the work of René Guénon, an early-20th- century French occultist and metaphysician who was raised a Roman Catholic, practiced Freemasonry, and later became a Sufi Muslim who observed the Sharia. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, 19 July 2017 Bannon’s reading eventually led him to the work of René Guénon, an early-20th-​century French occultist and metaphysician who was raised a Roman Catholic, practiced Freemasonry, and later became a Sufi Muslim who observed the Sharia. vanityfair.com, 17 July 2017 Bannon’s reading eventually led him to the work of René Guénon, an early-20th-​century French occultist and metaphysician who was raised a Roman Catholic, practiced Freemasonry, and later became a Sufi Muslim who observed the Sharia. Joshua Green, The Hive, 17 July 2017 Occasionally metaphysics invades politics, to the surprise even of metaphysicians like me. Crispin Sartwell, WSJ, 5 May 2017

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First Known Use of metaphysician

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Metaphysician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metaphysician. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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