philosophize

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verb phi·los·o·phize \fə-ˈlä-sə-ˌfīz\

Definition of philosophize

philosophized

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philosophizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to reason in the manner of a philosopher

  3. 2 :  to expound a moralizing and often superficial philosophy

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to consider from or bring into conformity with a philosophical point of view

philosophizer

noun

1594

First Known Use of philosophize

1594


PHILOSOPHIZE Defined for English Language Learners

philosophize

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verb phi·los·o·phize \fə-ˈlä-sə-ˌfīz\

Definition of philosophize for English Language Learners

  • : to talk about something in a serious way for a long time



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