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Sample sentences for the GRE study word metaphysical

metaphysical can be used as a adj

1.Which fate and metaphysical aid doth see. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied with a metaphysical professor. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.This monomania, if I must so term it, consisted in a morbid irritability of those properties of the mind in metaphysical science termed the _attentive_. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.Levin felt that it would be improper to enter upon a metaphysical discussion with the priest, and so he said in reply merely what was a direct answer to the question. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.Ah that is clearly a metaphysical speculation, and like most metaphysical speculations has very little reference at all to the actual facts of real life, as we know them. - from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
6.Nor is there anything unnatural in the hasty application of these vast metaphysical conceptions to practical and political life. - from The Republic by Plato
7.The discovery of a great metaphysical conception seems to ravish the mind with a prophetic consciousness which takes away the power of estimating its value. - from The Republic by Plato
8.He was the greatest metaphysical genius whom the world has seen and in him, more than in any other ancient thinker, the germs of future knowledge are contained. - from The Republic by Plato
9.For metaphysical and moral philosophy has no connexion with mathematics number and figure are the abstractions of time and space, not the expressions of purely intellectual conceptions. - from The Republic by Plato

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