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- adj. not physical; not using kinetic energy
- adj. not having physical form; insubstantial
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- adj. lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen
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Instead, there were entries for each time they had met, copies of the e-mails they’d exchanged about the life cycles of parasites, about the logic of host-parasite interactions, about the idea of nonphysical intelligence.
He is neither a male nor a female, a person nor a nonperson, physical nor nonphysical, old nor young... the list goes on.
The spirit world was presumed to be nonphysical because it could not be readily perceived by our conventional physical senses of seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, and touching.
When the foundation of science shifted from the process of discovery to theory/philosophy, the possibility of discovering nonphysical aspects of nature was minimized, if not suppressed.
Most of my solutions have been nonphysical, though.
Like a supportive husband, Mr. Warner made an appearance, calling his relationship with his co-star "the best nonphysical affair I've ever had."
However, when you consider how different types of conflict can often overlap and interweave in narrative fiction, as well as the heavily internal & nonphysical nature of most conflicts, you have to go back and admit the truth about what challenge really is in videogames:
This nonphysical, heart-soul connection -- a testament to the cohesion of the human spirit -- somehow bridged cultural, language and experiential barriers and continues to mystify and move me in a way that I find difficult to articulate.
Much the same can be said of well-meaning encouragements to find nonphysical compensations for physical inadequacy.
Medicine is so uncomfortable with the nonphysical dimension that it artificially excludes it from the medical equation with the justification that it is unscientific and unworthy of investigation.
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