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philosopher

phi·los·o·pher

philosopher

pronunciation:
fih la s fr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who studies the nature and principles of knowledge, truth, existence, and moral and aesthetic values.
definition 2: one who develops and proposes a particular philosophy.
definition 3: one who lives according to rational thought or wisdom.
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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 part:
soph, -sophy Greek root that means wise, wisdom