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metaphysical

1. relating to or concerned with metaphysics
2. (of a statement or theory) having the form of an empirical hypothesis, but in fact immune from empirical testing and therefore (in the view of the logical positivists) literally meaningless

Metaphysical

denoting or relating to certain 17th-century poets who combined intense feeling with ingenious thought and often used elaborate imagery and conceits. Notable among them were Donne, Herbert, and Marvell
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Thus, according to Strong Supervenience, for every normative property F, each instantiation of F is metaphysically necessitated by the instantiation of some natural property G.
Usually a writer of metaphysically oriented literature, this is Barbara Hand Chow's successful debut as a novelist and showcases her exceptional skills and abilities at deftly crafted fiction.
Philosophically, anthropologically, metaphysically, and historically rich, Schuon's thinking may arouse some contention these days, yet his devotion to all that is best in human character cannot be denied.
refers to Balthasar's 15-volume project as a "triptych," rather than a trilogy, in order to underscore the structural unity the work, which is metaphysically centered on the "panel" of Christ as the concrete analogy of being.
One finds ovals, circles and semicircles with splashes of mystifying light creating an impression close to what Khan is going through metaphysically.
I AM a great believer in the soul mate phenomenon - that every person upon this earth has someone who was made solely for them; a person who is metaphysically assigned to one man or woman, and is pushed towards that individual by forces we mere nescient mortals label "coincidence" and the tragedy is that not everyone ends up with their soul mate, because sometimes ocean-spanning distance gets in the way, and even time, so they have to bridge a generation gap.
However, they share that work's emotional tension, derived from a pervasive, metaphysically tinged atmosphere, a sense of being suspended in time and space.
To overview Witt's use of terms: Gender is metaphysically "uniessential" to humans.
Metaphysically speaking, Clive's statement that "There is but one life" is absolutely true - but not quite in the sense in which he means it.
Professor Natarajan also highlighted the significance associated with OM the mystical and sacred Sanskrit sound as well as the number 108 which is a very interesting both metaphysically and mathematically.
It is a perceptual-level, metaphysically given fact.
It is due to the fact that it is metaphysically impossible to stop.