Definition of nonphysical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈfizikəl/


1Not relating to or concerning the body: both physical and nonphysical ill-treatment
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  • As for bullying, I was sometimes the victim of non-physical intimidation.
  • Women could not gauge other, non-physical factors, such as the person's charisma, from the picture.
  • Staff are also now trained in non-physical techniques to diffuse a confrontational situation as well as in physical self-defence.
2Not tangible or concrete: nonphysical digital money
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  • This is not an abstract non-physical entity, but a physical expression in the design of our brains, of genes that have evolved over millions of years.
  • Some believe it is non-physical and that it can be separated from the body.
  • Descartes' position, called substance dualism, has raised fundamental questions about how a non-physical mind could have an effect on a physical body.

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Syllabification: non·phy·si·cal

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