Meaning of Waxing Philosophical?


Waxing philosophical is an old English phrase which means to grow or expand in a philosophical manner. Its first usage dates back to the 19th century. It is a reference to verbose way of speaking.
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It means talking from a philosophical viewpoint.
The word philosopher comes from the Greek word "philosophia, which is a compound word containing "philos, which means love, and "sophia, which means wisdom. Philosophy
It is a variation of the idiom to "wax lyrical" which is to talk about something with a lot of interest. "Philosophical" instead of "lyrical" could mean
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