[met-uh-fuh-zish-uh n]


a person who creates or develops metaphysical theories.

Also met·a·phys·i·cist [met-uh-fiz-uh-sist] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪz ə sɪst/.

Origin of metaphysician

1425–75; late Middle English metaphisicien, probably < Middle French metaphysicien, equivalent to metaphysique metaphysic + -ien -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for metaphysician

1590s, from Middle French métaphysicien (14c.); see metaphysics + -ian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper