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physicality

[fiz-i-kal-i-tee]
noun, plural phys·i·cal·i·ties.
  1. the physical attributes of a person, especially when overdeveloped or overemphasized.
  2. preoccupation with one's body, physical needs, or appetites.
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Origin of physicality

First recorded in 1585–95; physical + -ity
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Related Words

carnality, hedonism, animalism, animality, sensuality

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British Dictionary definitions for physicalities

physicality

noun
  1. the state or quality of being physical
  2. the physical characteristics of a person, object, etc
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Word Origin and History for physicalities

physicality

n.

1590s, from physical + -ity.

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