noun phi·los·o·pheme \fə̇ˈläsəˌfēm\

Definition of philosopheme



  1. :  a philosophical formulation or principle :  proposition

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Origin and Etymology of philosopheme

Late Latin philosophema, from Greek philosophēma, from philosophein to love or pursue knowledge, from philosophos lover of wisdom

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to criticize severely

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