Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “metaphysical”

metaphysical

adjective    /ˌmet̬·əˈfɪz·ɪ·kəl/
relating to the part of philosophy that deals with existence and knowledge: metaphysical questions about the nature of the universe
(Definition of metaphysical adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of metaphysical

Word of the Day

cruise

a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More