Immaterial and Nonphysical


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Immaterial adjective – Not composed of matter.
Usage example: it is only possible to study immaterial forces like gravity by observing their effects on the physical world

Nonphysical is a synonym for immaterial in body topic. In some cases you can use "Nonphysical" instead an adjective "Immaterial", when it comes to topics like nonmaterial, not existing in physical form.
Nearby Words: immateriality, immaterially
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Nonphysical adjective – Not composed of matter.
Usage example: ghosts are generally thought to be nonphysical in nature

Immaterial is a synonym for nonphysical in body topic. You can use "Immaterial" instead an adjective "Nonphysical", if it concerns topics such as nonmaterial.
Synonyms for Nonphysical
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