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philosophize

[ fi-los-uh-fahyz ]
/ f瑟藞l蓲s 蓹藢fa瑟z /
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verb (used without object), phi路los路o路phized, phi路los路o路phiz路ing.
to speculate or theorize, usually in a superficial or imprecise manner.
to think or reason as a philosopher.
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Also especially British, phi路los路o路phise .

Origin of philosophize

First recorded in 1585鈥95; philosoph(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM philosophize

phi路los路o路phi路za路tion, nounphi路los路o路phiz路er, nouno路ver路phi路los路o路phize, verb (used without object), o路ver路phi路los路o路phized, o路ver路phi路los路o路phiz路ing.well-phi路los路o路phized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for philosophize

philosophize

philosophise

/ (f瑟藞l蓲s蓹藢fa瑟z) /

verb
(intr) to make philosophical pronouncements and speculations
(tr) to explain philosophically

Derived forms of philosophize

philosophization or philosophisation, nounphilosophizer or philosophiser, noun
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