nonphilosophical

adjective
non·​phil·​o·​soph·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˌfi-lə-ˈsä-fi-kəl How to pronounce nonphilosophical (audio) also -ˈzä- \

Definition of nonphilosophical

: not philosophical a nonphilosophical thinker using a term in its nonphilosophical sense

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nonphilosophically \ ˌnän-​ˌfi-​lə-​ˈsä-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nonphilosophically (audio) also  -​ˈzä-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of nonphilosophical

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonphilosophical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonphilosophical. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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