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nonphysical

(ˌnɒnˈfɪzɪkəl)
adj
1. not of or relating to the body or nature
2. not sexual; platonic: intimate nonphysical friendships.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonphysical - lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen; "that intangible thing--the soul"
nonmaterial, immaterial - not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities"

nonphysical

adjective
References in classic literature ?
There is no reason--so Watson argues--to suppose that their knowledge IS anything beyond the habits shown in this behaviour: the inference that other people have something nonphysical called "mind" or "thought" is therefore unwarranted.
A study published in November in the International Journal of Public Health looked at the psychological effects of nonphysical sexual harassment on high school students and found that boys and girls are equally exposed to unpleasant or offensive harassment.
To determine where citizens can feel most protected against life's hazards, including nonphysical forms of danger, analysts compared more than 180 U.
That's why science cannot accept the existence of a nonphysical, or of spirits and even of consciousness.
The authors cover the negligence principle, the duty requirement as it pertains to both physical injuries and nonphysical harm, factual causation, and a variety of other related subjects.
Hispanics place slightly more emphasis on the non-physical aspects of well-being than the general population, but balance of the physical and nonphysical is still a key factor.
To achieve this objective, the investment program includes: (i) staged physical investments in the transmission system to increase transmission capacity, improve efficiency and energy security, and evacuate additional sources of power; and (ii) nonphysical investments to support institutional efficiency, cost recovery, competition, transparency and good governance within the sector.
Patients should be driving and back to nonphysical jobs in less than 1 week.
This paper develops, for the purposes of answering some of the problems associated with interactionist dualism, a strategy suggested in the literature on libertarian free will in which nonphysical mental events exploit physical indeterminism in effecting mind-body action.
16) Certainly Fabry presents convincing evidence from usage of leb in the Old Testament to categorize heart with key nonphysical meanings of "Personal Identity," "Vital Center," "Affective Center," "Noetic Center," "Voluntative Center," and "Religious and Ethical Realm.
While health care workers faced an increased risk of physical and nonphysical violence, such as verbal abuse, on the job, little training is offered to help nurses and others prevent violence at work.
In this work for lawyers, judges, and policymakers, she argues that some forms of domestic violence actually violate international human rights law and that countries should be held accountable for failure to deal with extreme and systemic forms of physical and nonphysical cumulative violence, which the author terms 'systemic intimate violence.