- of nature and all matter; natural; material
- of natural science or natural philosophy
- of or according to the laws of nature
- of, or produced by the forces of, physics
- of the body as opposed to the mind: physical exercise
- preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; carnal
- of or marked by aggressive or rough play, activity, etc.
Origin of physicalMiddle English phisical, having to do with medicine from Medieval Latin physicalis from Classical Latin physica: see physic