Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) A physical thing or activity is related to the body, or something you can touch.

Examples: (adjective) When we look at where someone lives, we have to look at the physical environment (e.g., the amount of green space, transportation, house size, etc.) as well as the social environment. (adjective) The war didn’t leave him with any physical injuries, but his mind was badly damaged.

Synonyms: adjectives: material.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 B