[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.).
noun 1. any philosophical view or vision of the nature or purpose of life or of the way that life should be lived.
[fil-ter] /ˈfɪl tər/ noun 1. a potion, charm, or drug supposed to cause the person taking it to fall in love, usually with some specific person. 2. a magic potion for any purpose. verb (used with object), philtered, philtering. 3. to enchant or bewitch with a philter.
[fil-truh m] /ˈfɪl trəm/ noun, plural philtra [fil-truh] /ˈfɪl trə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. the vertical groove on the surface of the upper lip, below the septum of the nose. 2. a philter. /ˈfɪltrəm/ noun (pl) philtra 1. the indentation above the upper lip n. dimple in the middle of the upper lip, 1703, medical […]