- relating to the body or its appearance: He is not physically attractive.
- according to what exists in the physical world as perceived by the senses: It's not physically possible because of the laws of gravity.
- in a way that involves rough body contact or strenuous physical activity:a physically abusive spouse;a physically demanding sport.
Origin of physically
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Examples from the Web for physically
I mean, physically, mentally, you know, in every way, shape, and form.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003
January 7, 2015
We also see her physically battling Sheriff Clark, but the camera focuses on her falling to the ground.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’
January 2, 2015
Well, one expert I talked to said that physically it involves little more than a $20 cable.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014
December 29, 2014
At least two other officers had been physically assaulted since the protests began.Protesters Slimed This Good Samaritan Cop
December 16, 2014
Biden remembered the boy was in a physically vulnerable position: “leaning down on one of those slanted counters.”Joe Biden: ‘I’ll Kill Your Son’
December 12, 2014
Physically he had considerably improved, but mentally he was not yet recovered.Brave and Bold
Physically he had undoubtedly improved; his legs had hardened and smoothed down.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
Physically, she did not interest him; in fact, the whole business bored him.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
Physically speaking, so far the result has been satisfactory.In the Heart of Vosges
Her love affairs had left her with affections crushed and physically disabled.My Double Life