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metaphysician

[met-uh-fuh-zish-uh n] /ˌmɛt ə fəˈzɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a person who creates or develops metaphysical theories.
Also, metaphysicist
[met-uh-fiz-uh-sist] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪz ə sɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of metaphysician
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English metaphisicien, probably < Middle French metaphysicien, equivalent to metaphysique metaphysic + -ien -ian
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  • The metaphysicist has been running an ad asking for volunteers, so we have all kinds of people calling up for appointments.

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Word Origin and History for metaphysicist

metaphysician

n.

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

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