noun (esp. AmE) ⇨ See also ↑medical
annual, routine

Pilots undergo routine physicals.

have, undergo
fail, pass

He was accepted onto the course after passing the physical.


The problem is purely physical, not mental.

become, get, turn

Mikey and Jacob's fight had started to get physical.


Our relationship was purely physical.


The shock of the darkness was almost physical.

Physical is used with these nouns: ↑ability, ↑abuse, ↑act, ↑activity, ↑affection, ↑aggression, ↑agility, ↑agony, ↑ailment, ↑anguish, ↑appearance, ↑arrangement, ↑aspect, ↑assault, ↑asset, ↑attraction, ↑attribute, ↑barrier, ↑beauty, ↑blow, ↑challenge, ↑characteristic, ↑check-up, ↑chemist, ↑chemistry, ↑collapse, ↑comedy, ↑comfort, ↑complaint, ↑condition, ↑confinement, ↑confrontation, ↑consequence, ↑constitution, ↑contact, ↑coordination, ↑courage, ↑custody, ↑damage, ↑danger, ↑decay, ↑decline, ↑defect, ↑deformity, ↑demand, ↑demonstration, ↑dependence, ↑description, ↑destruction, ↑deterioration, ↑development, ↑difference, ↑dimension, ↑disability, ↑discipline, ↑discomfort, ↑disorder, ↑distance, ↑distress, ↑disturbance, ↑efficiency, ↑effort, ↑endurance, ↑energy, ↑entity, ↑environment, ↑equipment, ↑evidence, ↑exam, ↑examination, ↑excitement, ↑exercise, ↑exertion, ↑exhaustion, ↑existence, ↑expression, ↑fatigue, ↑feat, ↑feature, ↑fitness, ↑force, ↑form, ↑frailty, ↑geography, ↑geology, ↑handicap, ↑hardship, ↑harm, ↑health, ↑illness, ↑impact, ↑imperfection, ↑inability, ↑inactivity, ↑infirmity, ↑inspection, ↑integrity, ↑interaction, ↑intimacy, ↑intimidation, ↑labour, ↑layout, ↑likeness, ↑limit, ↑limitation, ↑location, ↑longing, ↑love, ↑lust, ↑make-up, ↑manifestation, ↑manipulation, ↑maturity, ↑nature, ↑necessity, ↑need, ↑neglect, ↑object, ↑obstruction, ↑pain, ↑passion, ↑perfection, ↑phenomenon, ↑pleasure, ↑preparation, ↑presence, ↑principle, ↑problem, ↑process, ↑property, ↑prowess, ↑proximity, ↑punishment, ↑quality, ↑reality, ↑realm, ↑recovery, ↑recreation, ↑rehabilitation, ↑relationship, ↑remains, ↑reminder, ↑removal, ↑renewal, ↑resemblance, ↑resource, ↑restraint, ↑retaliation, ↑safety, ↑science, ↑scientist, ↑self, ↑sensation, ↑separation, ↑shape, ↑side effect, ↑similarity, ↑size, ↑space, ↑specimen, ↑stamina, ↑state, ↑stature, ↑strain, ↑strength, ↑suffering, ↑superiority, ↑surroundings, ↑survival, ↑symbol, ↑symptom, ↑therapist, ↑therapy, ↑threat, ↑tiredness, ↑toil, ↑toll, ↑torment, ↑torture, ↑training, ↑trait, ↑transformation, ↑trauma, ↑type, ↑universe, ↑vigour, ↑violence, ↑vulnerability, ↑weakness, ↑well-being, ↑work, ↑world, ↑wreck

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