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Definitions

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  • v. To degrade from the character of a philosopher.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To degrade from the character of a philosopher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To degrade from the character of a philosopher.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ philosophize

Examples

  • It was actually first used so far as we know by Alexander Pope, in a letter of 1713: "Our passions, our interests, flow in upon us, and unphilosophize us into mere mortals."

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  • I could not exactly play the Stoic with a woman--who had scrambled eight hundred miles to unphilosophize me. posted by Gregory Feeley at 9:24 AM

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  • But we must return (through our very condition of being) to our narrow selves, and those things that affect ourselves: our passions, our interests flow in upon us and unphilosophize us into mere mortals.

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