Philosophic



[fil-uh-sof-i-kuh l] /ˌfɪl əˈsɒf ɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to :
philosophical studies.
2.
versed in or occupied with .
3.
proper to or befitting a .
4.
rationally or sensibly calm, patient, or composed.
5.
Rare. of or relating to or physical science.
/ˌfɪləˈsɒfɪkəl/
adjective
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
adj.

late 15c., from Middle French philosophique and directly from Late Latin philosophicus, from Greek philosophikos, from philosophia “philosophy” (see philosophy).
adj.

late 14c.; see philosophy + -ical. Related: Philosophically.

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