Ethereal and Physical


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Ethereal adjective – Not composed of matter.
Usage example: that ethereal attribute that every performer should have—charisma

Physical is an antonym for ethereal.
Nearby Words: ethereally, ethereality
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Physical adjective – Of or relating to the human body.
Usage example: physical sensations such as heat and pain

Ethereal is an antonym for physical.
Nearby Words: physic, physique, physics, physician, physically
Antonyms for Physical
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Things that words describes

power ethereal power physical power
body ethereal body physical body
appearance ethereal appearance physical appearance
description ethereal description physical description
Other nouns: universe, world, effects, powers, weapons, appearances, beings.

Both words in one sentence

  • Elemental Rock-Paper-Scissors Conveniently, each of the four playable Floater tribes is in tune with one of the four realms (Tarks - physical, Zygons - supernatural, Cepheans - ethereal, and Dyla - natural).
  • Literature / Journey to Chaos This is what creates both physical matter and ethereal souls.
  • The Sanctum Knights in the Crown of the Sunken King DLC are ethereal ghosts that are invincible to physical attack until you find and kill their corpses - which don't look anything like corpses (they look like statues) and are often well off the beaten path.
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