Meaning of “philosophize” in the English Dictionary

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"philosophize" in British English

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philosophizeverb [ I ]

mainly disapproving UK usually philosophise uk /fɪˈlɒs.ə.faɪz/ us /fɪˈlɑː.sə.faɪz/

to talk for a long time about subjects such as the meaning of life:

Students, she complained, had nothing better to do than spend whole days philosophizing about the nature of truth.

(Definition of “philosophize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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