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metaphysical
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
relating to metaphysics (the philosophical study of being and knowing)

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relating to beliefs not proven with the scientific method

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without material form or substance

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highly abstract and overly theoretical
  • You gallop through it in a mackintosh, and presently find yourself in the seat you like best,—a little above or a little below the one on which your goddess sits (it is the same thing to the metaphysical mind, and that is the reason why women are at once worshipped and looked down upon), with a satisfactory confidence that there will be no lady-callers.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Philip Re-enters (3% in)

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