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phi·los·o·phy

philosophy

 
 
pronunciation:
fih la s fi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: philosophies
definition 1: the study of the nature of life, truth, knowledge, and other important human matters,
Her philosophy essay explores the question of whether computers can think.
definition 2: the personal values and rules that guide one in life.
His philosophy is that people should always help others in need.
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  belief, life, life cycle, thought
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The word philosophy 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