Meaning of “metaphysics” in the English Dictionary

"metaphysics" in British English

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metaphysicsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmet.əˈfɪz.ɪks/ us /ˌmet̬.əˈfɪz.ɪks/
metaphysical
adjective uk /ˌmet.əˈfɪz.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌmet̬.əˈfɪz.ɪ.kəl/

Examples

  • Most teenagers ask themselves metaphysical questions such as "What is love?" and "What is death?

Most teenagers ask themselves metaphysical questions such as "What is love?" and "What is death?"

(Definition of “metaphysics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)