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adjective as in tangible, material

adjective as in concerning the body

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A guideline to improve children’s physical health, for example, includes using AI to help tackle environmental pollution.

However, coronavirus threw a spanner in the works for physical stores.

From Quartz

During the pandemic, getting enough physical activity may be even more difficult than usual.

Some school districts are trying to bring younger kids into physical classrooms before older kids.

For her events, she always include “artifacts,” as Haskins calls them, or vignettes primed for social media—a way for the event to extend beyond the physical room.

From Fortune

Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.

And with the dance sequence, we wanted something very physical.

But this physical involvement, or lack of it, is only part of the problem.

If the operation caused no physical damage, it would be in bounds.

That means any response that could result in physical damage inside North Korea is off the table.

The foreman's immense voice, explaining machines and tools, caused physical vibrations in her.

The two enjoyed a mutual understanding from which he was excluded, a private intimacy that was spiritual, mental,— physical.

Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.

I rejoice in being able to say that the general tendency of the speeches was towards universal Emancipation, mental and physical.

His entire being now relaxed itself; and his physical system found relief in long, deep sighs.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to physical, such as: environmental, natural, real, substantial, concrete, and corporeal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.