- being above or beyond the physical; immaterial; supernatural.
Origin of hyperphysical
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Related Wordsabnormal, absurd, appalling, devilish, eerie, ethereal, extraordinary, fiendish, frightening, funereal, ghastly, ghostly, ghoulish, hair-raising, haunted, heavenly, miraculous, nightmarish, phantom, preternatural
Examples from the Web for hyperphysical
The Realism of the purposiveness of nature is also either physical or hyperphysical.Kant's Critique of Judgement
Hyperphysical Animism may be easiest understood as having arisen with the belief in human ghosts.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
Hyperphysical, hī-per-fiz′ik-al, adj. beyond physical laws: supernatural.
And Kant adds that the wildest hypotheses, if only they are physical, are more tolerable than a hyperphysical one.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Norman Kemp Smith
Now physical science, as such, has nothing to do with the soul of man which is hyperphysical.On the Genesis of Species
St. George Mivart
- beyond the physical; supernatural or immaterial
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