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physical

phys·i·cal

physical

 
pronunciation:
fI zih kl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of the body.
He did hard physical training to prepare for the race.
 
synonyms:
bodily
antonyms:
emotional, intellectual, mental
similar words:
personal
definition 2: of the material world.
My physical surroundings consist of a small room with a bed, chair, and desk.Two physical features of this area are hills and lakes.
synonyms:
material
antonyms:
spiritual
similar words:
concrete, solid
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an examination of the body given by a doctor.
I get a yearly physical to make sure I stay healthy.
synonyms:
checkup, exam, examination
derivations: physically (adv.), physicalness (n.)
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