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Definition of unphilosophic

1 : not in accordance with philosophic knowledge or methods an unphilosophic judgment
2 : lacking philosophic breadth, insight, or temperament the unphilosophic specialist may be a fool in every field not his own— A. L. Guérard

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unphilosophically \ "+ \ adverb

First Known Use of unphilosophic

1647, in the meaning defined above

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“Unphilosophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unphilosophic. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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