nonphysical

adjective
non·​phys·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈfi-zi-kəl How to pronounce nonphysical (audio) \

Definition of nonphysical

: not physical A baseball manager recognizes a nonphysical talent, hustle, as an essential gift of great players and great teams.— Frederick P. Brooks Jr. … a cycle of creation and destruction that determines all reality, physical and nonphysical.— David Redles

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Examples of nonphysical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020 Contacts were sorted by place (home, school, work, leisure) and by nature (physical or nonphysical, brief or longer lasting). Jill Neimark, Smithsonian Magazine, "What Is the Best Strategy to Deploy a Covid-19 Vaccine?," 23 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of nonphysical

1843, in the meaning defined above

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26 Feb 2021

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“Nonphysical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonphysical. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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