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Wordnet 3.0


1. pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics;
- Example: "metaphysical philosophy"

2. without material form or substance;
- Example: "metaphysical forces"

3. highly abstract and overly theoretical;
- Example: "metaphysical reasoning"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Metaphysical \Met`a*phys"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F. m['e]taphysique. See Metaphysics.] 1. Of or pertaining to metaphysics. [1913 Webster] 2. According to rules or principles of metaphysics; as, metaphysical reasoning. [1913 Webster] 3. Preternatural or supernatural. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The golden round Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seem To have thee crowned withal. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

metaphysical adj 1: pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics; "metaphysical philosophy" 2: without material form or substance; "metaphysical forces" 3: highly abstract and overly theoretical; "metaphysical reasoning"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

74 Moby Thesaurus words for "metaphysical": Cyrenaic, Eleatic, Epicurean, Megarian, Stoic, anagogic, animist, animistic, atomistic, bodiless, cabalic, cabalistic, cosmotheistic, discarnate, eclectic, empirical, esoteric, eudaemonistic, existential, hedonic, hedonist, hedonistic, humanist, humanistic, idealistic, incorporeal, instrumentalist, insubstantial, materialistic, mechanistic, metaphysic, monistic, mysterious, mystic, naturalistic, nominalist, nonmaterial, nonphysical, numinous, occult, panlogistical, pantheistic, positivist, positivistic, pragmatic, pragmatist, preternatural, rationalistic, realist, realistic, scholastic, sensationalistic, spiritual, superhuman, superior, supermundane, supernatural, supramundane, supranatural, syncretistic, theistic, theosophical, theosophist, transcendent, transcendental, transcendentalist, transcendentalistic, unearthly, unfleshly, unphysical, utilitarian, vitalistic, voluntarist, voluntaristic