Philosophical vs Peacockian - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between philosophical and peacockian

is that philosophical is of, or pertaining to, philosophy while peacockian is of or pertaining to (1785-1866), english satirist and author, or his works, specifically a set of novels whose characters are placed in social contexts, especially the dining table, to discuss and criticise the philosophical opinions of the day.

philosophical

English

Alternative forms

* philosophicall (obsolete) * phylosophical (nonstandard) * phylosophicall (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or pertaining to, philosophy.
  • Rational; analytic or critically-minded; thoughtful.
  • * 1846 , , "The Sphinx" in Arthur's Ladies Magazine ,
  • His richly philosophical intellect was not at any time affected by unrealities.
  • Detached, calm, stoic.
  • * 1911 , , "The Schartz-Metterklume Method,"
  • She bore the desertion with philosophical indifference.

    Antonyms

    * nonphilosophical

    Synonyms

    * philosophic

    Derived terms

    * philosophically

    peacockian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to (1785-1866), English satirist and author, or his works, specifically a set of novels whose characters are placed in social contexts, especially the dining table, to discuss and criticise the philosophical opinions of the day.
  • English eponyms