Associations to the word «Metaphysical»


METAPHYSICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to metaphysics.
METAPHYSICAL, adjective. Immaterial, supersensual, not physical (more properly, "beyond" that which is physical).

Dictionary definition

METAPHYSICAL, adjective. Pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics; "metaphysical philosophy".
METAPHYSICAL, adjective. Without material form or substance; "metaphysical forces".
METAPHYSICAL, adjective. Highly abstract and overly theoretical; "metaphysical reasoning".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.