philosophism

[fi-los-uh-fiz-uh m]
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noun

spurious or deceitful philosophy.
a false or contrived argument, especially one designed to deceive.

Nearby words

  1. philosophic,
  2. philosophical,
  3. philosophical analysis,
  4. philosophical anthropology,
  5. philosophical logic,
  6. philosophize,
  7. philosophy,
  8. philosophy of life,
  9. philter,
  10. philtre

Origin of philosophism

First recorded in 1785–95; philosoph(y) + -ism

Related formsan·ti·phi·los·o·phism, noun

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