physically

physically
phys|i|cal|ly [ `fızıkli ] adverb **
1. ) in a way that is related to your body or appearance:
She came back from work exhausted, both physically and mentally.
physically attractive
physically active/fit
a physically demanding job
2. ) used about things in the real world, rather than in your imagination or in stories:
It is physically impossible to be in two places at the same time.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • physically */*/ — UK [ˈfɪzɪklɪ] / US adverb 1) in a way that is related to your body or appearance She came back from work exhausted, both physically and mentally. physically attractive physically active/fit a physically demanding job 2) used about things in the… …   English dictionary

  • physically — [ˈfɪzɪkli] adv 1) in a way that is related to your body or appearance physically attractive[/ex] physically active/fit[/ex] 2) used about things in the real world, rather than in your imagination or in stories It is physically impossible to be in …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • physically — adv. Physically is used with these adjectives: ↑able, ↑abusive, ↑active, ↑afraid, ↑aggressive, ↑attached, ↑attractive, ↑capable, ↑challenging, ↑demanding, ↑disabled, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • physically — physical ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the body as opposed to the mind. 2) relating to things perceived through the senses as opposed to the mind. 3) involving bodily contact or activity. 4) relating to physics or the operation of natural forces. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • physically — adverb in accord with physical laws (Freq. 7) it is physically impossible • Derived from adjective: ↑physical …   Useful english dictionary

  • physically challenged — UK US adjective disabled in a way that prevents you from using part of your body properly Thesaurus: disability and people with disabilitieshyponym general words for illnesses, diseases and medical conditionssynonym * * * physically challenged,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Physically Unable to Perform — is the term for a rule in the National Football League which allows teams to designate players as Physically Unable to Perform or PUP . Once they are designated as such, they are prohibited from practicing with the team. They can, however,… …   Wikipedia

  • physically challenged — adj AmE someone who is physically challenged has a problem with their body that makes it difficult for them to do things that other people can do easily …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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