Metaphysic definition

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An underlying philosophical or theoretical principle.

A belief in luck, the metaphysic of the gambler.

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Metaphysics.
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A system of metaphysics.
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(rare) Metaphysical.
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(philosophy, archaic) Metaphysical.
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(philosophy, uncountable, archaic) The field of study of metaphysics.
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(philosophy, countable) The metaphysical system of a particular philosopher or of a particular school of thought.
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(philosophy, countable) A fundamental principle or key concept.
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Origin of metaphysic

  • Middle English methaphisik, metaphisik metaphysics

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition