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synonyms for philosophize

  • contemplate
  • deliberate
  • examine
  • theorize
  • think
  • weigh
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antonyms for philosophize

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  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use philosophize in a sentence

Though this notion that living creatures can “store” light doesn’t conform to any known Inuit belief—Sipsu may simply have been philosophizing with a new friend—Cook took it literally.
THE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION THAT CHANGED MODERN MEDICINEJULIAN SANCTONMAY 12, 2021TIME
How happy you in your Hermitage; where you repose on your laurels, and can philosophize with a calm mind on the deliriums of men!
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
You philosophize, according to your own account, more spontaneously than you work in the laboratory.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
When one indicates the way for you to go, you go much faster than one thinks, but we won't philosophize.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
But Euphrasie would wonder and ponder, and philosophize unconsciously.
THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
She could think and philosophize while she was baking and sewing, she assured Susan, but she had no time for research.
SUSAN B. ANTHONYALMA LUTZ
I could philosophize on this for an hour, but it's time I finished my story.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
It is right that you should philosophize; but you ought to have some brains also; all this that you are doing is silly.
A SELECTION FROM THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS WITH THE ENCHEIRIDIONEPICTETUS
We can celebrate the positively good things, we can live them, we can create them, but we cannot philosophize about them.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
But when he begins to philosophize and moralize, few can rise to the height of absurdity as quickly as he can.
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WORDS RELATED TO PHILOSOPHIZE

  • be metaphysical
  • conclude
  • derive
  • discern
  • discover
  • establish
  • hypothesize
  • induce
  • observe
  • philosophize
  • postulate
  • speculate
  • stay in the clouds
  • theorize
  • vapor
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