And I hope circumstances let him be a metaphysical again someday soon.
It hinges on the assumption that the Vatican or its metaphysical emanation, the Holy See, is a state.
The green line has no metaphysical status; Israel has legally defined borders only insofar as we make hard distinctions.
He left the U.S., seeking a spiritual and metaphysical connection for his work elsewhere.
Things get metaphysical in one of the most masterful hours of television since ‘Breaking Bad.’
He sought no further in metaphysical systems; he desired no further insight.
I do not mean to say that they did this with any occult or metaphysical motives.
Fate and metaphysical aid conspire against his virtue and his loyalty.
These three stages are the Theological, the metaphysical, and the Positive.
The most remarkable feature of the character of the Persian people is their love of metaphysical speculation.
early 15c., "pertaining to metaphysics," from methaphesik (late 14c.) + -al, and in part from Medieval Latin metaphysicalis, from Medieval Latin metaphysica (see metaphysics). It came to be used in the sense of "abstract, speculative" (e.g. by Johnson, who applied it to certain 17c. poets, notably Donne and Cowley, who used "witty conceits" and abstruse imagery). Related: Metaphysically.