philosophy of life

noun phrase

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

Word History

First Known Use

1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of philosophy of life was in 1760

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“Philosophy of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/philosophy%20of%20life. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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