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Definition of "metaphysician" [met•a•phy•si•cian]

  • One who specializes or is skilled in metaphysics. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "metaphysician" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore, anyone who ever ponders the very meaning of life could be called a metaphysician, at least in their moment of pondering."
  • "Schoolmen to go outside the lines of strict ecclesiastical tradition and learn, not only from Aristotle, who was now beginning to be known as a metaphysician and a psychologist, but also from the Arabians and the Jews, whose works had begun to penetrate in Latin translations into the schools of Christian Europe."
  • "The ideal of the metaphysician is the ideal of the animal."