Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun philosopher

2 senses of philosopher

Sense 1
philosopher -- (a specialist in philosophy)
       => scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student -- (a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines)

Sense 2
philosopher -- (a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

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