physical

01. The best way to lose weight is to do regular [physical] activity.
02. The triathlon is one of the most [physically] demanding competitions you can find.
03. Before being accepted into training as a firefighter, applicants must pass a rigorous [physical].
04. Benny is a basketball player in a league for players with [physical] disabilities.
05. There is a lot of [physical] attraction between them, but they don't really like each other.
06. My neighbor's twin daughters are [physically] very similar, but their characters are totally different.
07. He does a lot of [physical] activity at work, so when he goes home, he likes to relax by reading or watching television.
08. Tennis star Arthur Ashe once said that for an athlete, the ideal attitude is to be [physically] loose, and mentally tight.
09. There is a Bulgarian proverb which states that nature, time, and patience are the three great [physicians].
10. The Aztec Indians of Mexico believed turquoise would protect them from [physical] harm, so warriors used these green and blue stones to decorate their battle shields.
11. In Japan, the second Monday of October is called Taiiku no Hi, or Sports Day, and is a national holiday intended to foster healthy minds and bodies through [physical] activity.
12. The ancient Egyptians [physically] preserved the dead in the form of mummies in order to ensure a good afterlife.
13. A heart attack most often occurs in the morning when mental and [physical] stress are at their peak.
14. Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are [physically] attacked and beaten by their wives.
15. The ability of modern science to describe the internal structure of the moon is based on a variety of [physical] observations.

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  • Physical — Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • physical — I adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, corporeous, earthly, embodied, external, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, palpable, real, sensible,… …   Law dictionary

  • physical — phys‧i‧cal [ˈfɪzɪkl] adjective 1. real and actual: • the physical counting of goods in stock 2. ACCOUNTING related to assets that can be seen and touched, such as machines and buildings; = TANGIBLE: • They had a physical plant valued at… …   Financial and business terms

  • physical — mid 15c., of or pertaining to material nature, from M.L. physicalis of nature, natural, from L. physica study of nature (see PHYSIC (Cf. physic)). Meaning of the body, corporeal is attested from 1780. Meaning characterized by bodily attributes or …   Etymology dictionary

  • physical — [fiz′i kəl] adj. [ME phisical, having to do with medicine < ML physicalis < L physica: see PHYSIC] 1. of nature and all matter; natural; material 2. of natural science or natural philosophy 3. of or according to the laws of nature 4. of, or …   English World dictionary

  • physical — [adj1] tangible, material concrete, corporeal, environmental, gross, materialistic, natural, objective, palpable, phenomenal, ponderable, real, sensible, solid, somatic, substantial, visible; concept 582 Ant. immaterial, mental, spiritual… …   New thesaurus

  • physical — 1 *bodily, corporeal, corporal, somatic Analogous words: fleshly, *carnal, sensual, animal 2 *material, corporeal, phenomenal, sensible, objective Analogous words: actual, *real, true: elemental, *elementary …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • physical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the body as opposed to the mind. 2) relating to things perceived through the senses as opposed to the mind. 3) involving bodily contact or activity. 4) relating to physics or the operation of natural forces. ► NOUN ▪ a… …   English terms dictionary

  • physical — [[t]fɪ̱zɪk(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ physicals 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Physical qualities, actions, or things are connected with a person s body, rather than with their mind. ...the physical and mental problems caused by the illness... Physical activity… …   English dictionary

  • physical — Relating or pertaining to the body, as distinguished from the mind or soul or the emotions. Material, substantive, having an objective existence, as distinguished from imaginary or fictitious; real, having relation to facts, as distinguished from …   Black's law dictionary

  • physical — phys|i|cal1 W1S2 [ˈfızıkəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(body not mind)¦ 2¦(sex)¦ 3¦(person)¦ 4¦(violent)¦ 5¦(real/solid)¦ 6¦(natural)¦ 7¦(science)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: physicalis, from Latin physi …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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