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Noun1.physicalness - the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
concreteness - the quality of being concrete (not abstract)
palpability, tangibility, tangibleness - the quality of being perceivable by touch
substantiality, substantialness, solidness - the quality of being substantial or having substance
reality - the quality possessed by something that is real
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"It was a physical game, and we got to be able to play through the physicalness of the game," Mundelein coach Matt Badgley said.
"You'll appreciate the physicalness of it you're there in person.
This reveals the body as emotion, as, in MerleauPonty's perspective, everything refers to the body, everything is the body, both in its physicalness with the symptoms and in its signification.
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"We need to play with a physicalness, a mentality and a toughness that you play the game of football with."
''We went out there, and we matched their intensity and matched their physicalness,'' Lyles said.
"When a baby dies you miss the physicalness of having an infant there, of holding them, smelling them - you miss that so much.

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