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phi·los·o·pher

philosopher

 
pronunciation:
fih la s fr
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who studies the nature of life, truth, knowledge, and other important human matters.
Word History
The word philosopher comes from an ancient Greek word that means "a lover of wisdom."
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The word philosopher contains the following parts:
phil, philo, -philia, -phile Greek root that means love, fondness
synonyms:
am, ama, amor
 
soph, -sophy Greek root that means wise, wisdom