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physicality

[fiz-i-kal-i-tee] /ˌfɪz ɪˈkæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural physicalities.
1.
the physical attributes of a person, especially when overdeveloped or overemphasized.
2.
preoccupation with one's body, physical needs, or appetites.
Origin of physicality
1585-1595
1585-95; physical + -ity
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  • Their conscious being was not fully exempt from physicality and the sense of sin.

    Unity of Good Mary Baker Eddy
British Dictionary definitions for physicality

physicality

/ˌfɪzɪˈkælɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being physical
2.
the physical characteristics of a person, object, etc
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Word Origin and History for physicality
n.

1590s, from physical + -ity.

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