HyperDic: metaphysical

English > 3 senses of the word metaphysical:
ADJECTIVEpertmetaphysicalpertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics
allmetaphysicalwithout material form or substance
allmetaphysicalhighly abstract and overly theoretical
metaphysical > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > metaphysical: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningpertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics.
Example"metaphysical philosophy"
Spanishmetafísica, metafísico
Nounsmetaphysicsthe philosophical study of being and knowing
Adverbsmetaphysicallyin a metaphysical manner
English > metaphysical: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWithout material form or substance.
Example"metaphysical forces"
Broadersupernaturalnot existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws
English > metaphysical: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHighly abstract and overly theoretical.
Example"metaphysical reasoning"
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

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