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metaphysic

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noun meta·phys·ic \ˌme-tə-ˈfi-zik\

Definition of metaphysic

  1. 1 a :  metaphysics b :  a particular system of metaphysics

  2. 2 :  the system of principles underlying a particular study or subject :  philosophy 3b

metaphysic adjective


Origin of metaphysic

Middle English metaphesyk, from Medieval Latin metaphysica


First Known Use: 14th century


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