phys·i·cal·ly | \ ˈfi-zi-k(ə-)lē \

Definition of physically 

1 : in a physical manner : in accord with physical laws It seemed that such long distance flights would be physically impossible without a highly energy-efficient form of soaring. —Henri Weimerskirch

2 : in respect to the body a physically demanding job Just two weeks before his death, Belushi was physically ejected from an L.A. convenience store at 2 a.m. when he insisted on buying liquor after hours. —Peter Carlson I loved it; but I was physically exhausted when I walked out of that studio on Sunday nights … —Brent Musberger

First Known Use of physically

circa 1528, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of physically was circa 1528

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