V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. the philosophy and study of the nature of being and existence; 2. the underlying principles of a specific field of knowledge or study



Tips: The two meanings of metaphysics are contradictory, because on the one hand, it refers to abstract philosophy and study of existence, but on the other hand, it refers to the sound building blocks and principles of concrete ideas or studies. The word metaphysical describes the study or understanding of existence.

Usage Examples:

The metaphysical question of "What happens when you die?" is one that may never be answered. (philosophically relating to existence) adjective

The study of metaphysics involves trying to understand life and existence. (study of the nature of being)

Asking many questions is part of the metaphysics of philosophy. (underlying principle)

Sound mathematics are a large part of the metaphysics of good architecture. (underlying principles)

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