philosophy of life

noun phrase

Definition of philosophy of life

1 : an overall vision of or attitude toward life and the purpose of life
2 [translation of German Lebensphilosophie] : any of various philosophies that emphasize human life or life in general

First Known Use of philosophy of life

1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Philosophy of life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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