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1. philosophy

noun. ['fəˈlɑːsəfi'] a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • democracy
  • utilitarianism
  • functionalism
  • antiestablishmentism
  • freethinking
  • populism
  • theological doctrine
  • pluralism
  • creationism
  • prescriptivism
  • contextualism
  • school of thought
  • religious doctrine
  • antiestablishmentarianism
  • philosophical theory
  • philosophical doctrine
  • rationalism
  • Cabalism
  • secessionism
  • secularism
  • ism
  • nuclear deterrence
  • belief
  • precept
  • gospel
  • amoralism
  • epicureanism
  • church doctrine
  • egalitarianism
  • millennium
  • establishmentism
  • humanitarianism
  • feminism
  • animism
  • formalism
  • secular humanism
  • equalitarianism
  • presentism
  • individualism
  • internationalism
  • pacificism
  • nationalism
  • Kabbalism
  • states' rights
  • philosophical system
  • expansionism
  • ethicism
  • abolitionism
  • phenomenology
  • majority rule
  • multiculturalism
  • commandment
  • passivism
  • establishmentarianism
  • pacifism
  • creed
  • dynamism
  • laissez faire
  • doctrine
  • dualism
  • reincarnationism
  • monism
  • asceticism
  • literalism
  • unilateralism
  • irredentism
  • divine right
  • imitation
  • divine right of kings
  • credo
  • descriptivism
  • absolutism
  • humanism
  • irridentism
  • dogma
  • nihilism
  • Girondism
  • animalism
  • gymnosophy

Antonyms

  • formalism
  • nationalism
  • pluralism
  • unbelief
  • imitation
  • monism
  • internationalism

Etymology

  • philosophie (Anglo-Norman)
  • philosophia (Latin)

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How do you pronounce philosophy?

Pronounce philosophy as fəˈlɑsəfi.

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How do you spell philosophy? Is it philosphy ?

A common misspelling of philosophy is philosphy

Example sentences of the word philosophy


1. Noun, singular or mass
That philosophy couldn't be further from correct.

Quotes containing the word philosophy


1. Very much, string theory is simply a work in progress. What we are inching toward every day are predictions that within the realm of current technology we hope to test. It's not like we're working on a theory that is permanently beyond experiment. That would be philosophy.
- Brian Greene

2. Humor and laughter - not necessarily derogatory derision - are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously - for fear of dying of boredom.
- Marcel Duchamp

3. Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination.
- George Henry Lewes

2. philosophy

noun. ['fəˈlɑːsəfi'] the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics.

Synonyms

  • humanities
  • humanistic discipline
  • transcendentalism
  • aesthetics
  • transcendental philosophy
  • arts
  • law
  • esthetics
  • etiology
  • liberal arts
  • jurisprudence
  • legal philosophy
  • moral philosophy
  • logic
  • axiology
  • dialectic
  • metaphysics
  • ethics
  • epistemology

Antonyms

  • Athanasianism
  • actual sin
  • environmentalism
  • hereditarianism

Etymology

  • philosophie (Anglo-Norman)
  • philosophia (Latin)

3. philosophy

noun. ['fəˈlɑːsəfi'] any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • philosophie (Anglo-Norman)
  • philosophia (Latin)
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