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philosophical

adjective uk   /ˌfɪl.əˈsɒf.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈsɑː.fɪ-/
C2 relating to the study or writing of philosophy: philosophical writings/essaysPhilosophy C2 If you are philosophical in your reaction to something that is not satisfactory, you accept it calmly and without anger, understanding that failure and disappointment are a part of life.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approvalTolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
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