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physical

adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, earthly, embodied, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, real, sensible, sensual, sensuous, somatic, substantial, substantive, systemic, tangible, temporal, unspiritual, worldly
Associated concepts: physical assets, physical condition, physical contact, physical control, physical damage, physiial delivery, physical depreciation, physical disability, physscal force, physical impairment, physical injury, physical loss, physical property
See also: bodily, concrete, corporal, corporeal, mundane, tangible
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On the other hand, in seeing or hearing it would be less misleading to say that you have object without content, since what you see or hear is actually part of the physical world, though not matter in the sense of physics.
Take the example which we have now in view," pursued Sir Patrick--"the example of an average young gentleman of our time, blest with every advantage that physical cultivation can bestow on him.
When Roderick Elliston regained entire sensibility, it was to find his misfortune the town talk--the more than nine days' wonder and horror--while, at his bosom, he felt the sickening motion of a thing alive, and the gnawing of that restless fang which seemed to gratify at once a physical appetite and a fiendish spite.
The dissimilarity of the inhabitants of different regions may be attributed to modification through natural selection, and in a quite subordinate degree to the direct influence of different physical conditions.
There came three months of mental worry, hard rolling, remorse, and physical pain to drive home the lesson of insufficient experience.
She could not but tremble at these preparations; for she felt that -- having now done all that humanity, or principle, or, if so it were, a refined cruelty, impelled him to do for the relief of physical suffering -- he was next to treat with her as the man whom she had most deeply and irreparably injured.
As to whether any moral change accompanies a physical one, I can only say that I have met no proof of the fact.

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