Philosophically
Philosophic Phil`o*soph"ic, Philosophical Phil`o*soph"ic*al, a. [L. philosophicus: cf. F. philosophique.] Of or pertaining to philosophy; versed in, or imbued with, the principles of philosophy; hence, characterizing a philosopher; rational; wise; temperate; calm; cool. -- {Phil`o*soph"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • philosophically — adv. Philosophically is used with these adjectives: ↑sophisticated Philosophically is used with these verbs: ↑take …   Collocations dictionary

  • philosophically — adverb 1. in a philosophic manner (Freq. 1) she took it philosophically • Derived from adjective: ↑philosophical 2. with respect to philosophy the movement is philosophically indebted to Rousseau • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • philosophically — philosophical ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the study of philosophy. 2) calm in difficult circumstances. DERIVATIVES philosophic adjective philosophically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • philosophically — adverb see philosophical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • philosophically — See philosophical. * * * …   Universalium

  • philosophically — adverb In a philosophical manner …   Wiktionary

  • philosophically — fɪlÉ™ sÉ‘fɪklɪ / sÉ’f adv. in a philosophical manner, in the manner of philosophy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philosophically — phil·o·soph·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • philosophically — See: philosophical …   English dictionary

  • philosophical — philosophically, adv. philosophicalness, n. /fil euh sof i keuhl/, adj. 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,… …   Universalium

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