[fi-los-uh-fahyz] /fɪˈlɒs əˌfaɪz/

verb (used without object), philosophized, philosophizing.
to speculate or theorize, usually in a superficial or imprecise manner.
to think or reason as a .
(intransitive) to make philosophical pronouncements and speculations
(transitive) to explain philosophically

1590s, from philosophy + -ize. Related: Philosophized; philosophizing. The earlier verb was simply philosophy (late 14c.).


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