quasi philosophical

philosophical

[fil-uh-sof-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to philosophy: philosophical studies.
2.
versed in or occupied with philosophy.
3.
proper to or befitting a philosopher.
4.
rationally or sensibly calm, patient, or composed.
5.
Rare. of or pertaining to natural philosophy or physical science.
Also, philosophic.


Origin:
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
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philosophical or philosophic (ˌfɪləˈsɒfɪkəl)
 
adj
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
 
adj
 
philo'sophically or philosophic
 
adv
 
philo'sophicalness or philosophic
 
n

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philosophical
early 16c. from philosophy.
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