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philosophism

[ fi-los-uh-fiz-uhm ]
/ fɪˈlɒs əˌfɪz əm /
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noun

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

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Origin of philosophism

First recorded in 1785–95; philosoph(y) + -ism
an·ti·phi·los·o·phism, noun
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