verb (used without object), phi·los·o·phized, phi·los·o·phiz·ing.
to speculate or theorize, usually in a superficial or imprecise manner.
to think or reason as a philosopher.
- philosophical analysis,
- philosophical anthropology,
- philosophical logic,
- philosophy of life,
Also especially British, phi·los·o·phise.
Origin of philosophize
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(intr) to make philosophical pronouncements and speculations
(tr) to explain philosophically
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