metaphysic

[met-uh-fiz-ik]
noun
adjective

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English metaphisik < Medieval Latin metaphysica (neuter plural); see metaphysics

unmetaphysic, adjective
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metaphysic (ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪk)
 
n
1.  the system of first principles and assumptions underlying an enquiry or philosophical theory
2.  an obsolete word for metaphysician
 
adj
3.  rare another word for metaphysical

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metaphysic
late 14c., the usual form of metaphysics until 16c.; somewhat revived 19c. under Ger. influence.
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Example sentences
Thus again strictly limiting any epiphenomenal dualism allowed in this metaphysic.
The third dimension, depth, transcends all formal approaches to reach almost a metaphysic.
The distal threads were situated in the metaphysic region where the cortical diameter was significantly larger.
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