Also, philosophic.

1350–1400; Middle English: learned, pertaining to alchemy < Latin philosophic(us) (< Greek philosophikós; see philosopher, -ic) + -al1

philosophically, adverb
philosophicalness, noun
antiphilosophic, adjective
antiphilosophical, adjective
antiphilosophically, adverb
nonphilosophic, adjective
nonphilosophical, adjective
nonphilosophically, adverb
pseudophilosophical, adjective
quasi-philosophical, adjective
quasi-philosophically, adverb
semiphilosophic, adjective
semiphilosophical, adjective
semiphilosophically, adverb
unphilosophic, adjective
unphilosophical, adjective
unphilosophically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To philosophic
World English Dictionary
philosophical or philosophic (ˌfɪləˈsɒfɪkəl)
1.  of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
2.  reasonable, wise, or learned
3.  calm and stoical, esp in the face of difficulties or disappointments
4.  (formerly) of or relating to science or natural philosophy
philosophic or philosophic
philo'sophically or philosophic
philo'sophicalness or philosophic

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Word Origin & History

early 16c. from philosophy.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Historically, architecture has been slow to reflect the constant philosophic
  and technological changes within a society.
Mixed in are some more philosophic discussions about sustainability.
But this presumes a level of philosophic and scientific achievement that
  humanity had not yet gained.
It is time for a new philosophic paradigm that accounts for gaming the system
  by nations that take advantage of sucker nations.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature