Synonyms of philosophical in English:

philosophical


See definition of philosophical

adjective

1‘a philosophical question’

SYNONYMS

theoretical, analytical, rational, metaphysical, logical, reasoned, esoteric, scholarly, erudite

2‘in a philosophical mood’

SYNONYMS

thoughtful, thinking, reflective, pensive, meditative, musing, contemplative, introspective, prayerful, cogitative, ruminative, brooding, broody, serious, studious, solemn, dreamy, dreaming

rare ruminant

ANTONYMS

active, practical

3‘training officers have learnt to be philosophical about such mishaps’

SYNONYMS

calm, composed, cool, collected, cool, calm, and collected, self-possessed, serene, tranquil, placid, stoical, impassive, sober, dispassionate, detached, unemotional, phlegmatic, unperturbed, imperturbable, equable, unruffled, patient, forbearing, long-suffering, tolerant, accommodating, indulgent, easy-going, even-tempered, restrained, fatalistic, unexcitable, resigned, rational, logical, realistic, practical

informal unflappable

North American informal nonplussed

ANTONYMS

emotional, upset