hyperphysical

adjective hy·per·phys·i·cal \ ˌhī-pər-ˈfi-zi-kəl \
variants: or hyper-physical

Definition of hyperphysical

1 : characterized by unusually intense, frenetic, or demanding physical activity : extremely or excessively physical
  • … some boys really do seem to benefit from boxing and football and other hyper-physical activities…
2 : being beyond or more than the physical : independent of the physical or not being within its confines
  • … it could be classified strictly as a hyperphysical event, an ad hoc divine miracle, and thereby excluded from all physical accountability …
  • —Robert Westman

hyperphysically

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈfi-zi-k(ə-)lē\ or hyper-physically adverb

First Known Use of hyperphysical

1600

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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