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Definition of "hyperphysical" []

  • Supernatural, beyond the physical realm, immaterial, unearthly, preternatural, metaphysical (adjective)

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Use "hyperphysical" in a sentence
  • "The view I develop, on the basis of recent psychological research, is that projective disgust has its origin in a discomfort with one's own body and its messier animal aspects, including sexuality, and that, in a defense mechanism, disgust is then projected outward onto vulnerable groups who are characterized as hyperphysical and hypersexual."
  • "Michael Tomasky chimes in on Mike Huckabee using the phrase "ick factor" to describe gay sex, and notes that the person Huckabee claims originated the phrase not only did not do so, but actually was identifying people who exhibit "projective disgust:" projective disgust has its origin in a discomfort with one's own body and its messier animal aspects, including sexuality, and that, in a defense mechanism, disgust is then projected outward onto vulnerable groups who are characterized as hyperphysical and hypersexual."
  • "The soul, mind, or whatever we call the subject or source of these immaterial states or activities, must be therefore some kind of hyperphysical agent or power."
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