Cataphysical

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cataphysical Unnatural; contrary to nature. "Some artists . . . have given to Sir Walter Scott a pile of forehead which is unpleassing and cataphysical .""Unkindly crime."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cataphysical kat-a-fis′i-kal (rare) unnatural.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. cata, + physical,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kata, down, against, physis, nature.