Definition of philosophical adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    philosophical

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌfɪləˈsɑfɪkl//
     
    (also philosophic
    NAmE//ˌfɪləˈsɑfɪk//
     
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  1. 1connected with philosophy the philosophical writings of Kant philosophic debate
  2. 2philosophical (about something) (approving) having a calm attitude toward a difficult or disappointing situation synonym stoic He was philosophical about losing and said that he'd be back next year to try again.
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NAmE//ˌfɪləˈsɑfɪkli//
 
adverb This kind of evidence is philosophically unconvincing. She took the bad news philosophically.
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