physically etymology

English word physically comes from English -ally (Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.), English physic

Detailed word origin of physically

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ally English (eng) Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.
physic English (eng) (transitive) To cure or heal; to treat or administer medicine, especially to purge. Relating to or concerning existent materials; physical. (archaic, countable) A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic or purgative.. (archaic, uncountable) The art or profession of healing disease; medicine.. (obsolete) A physician.
physically English (eng) (obsolete) According to the rules of medicine.. According to the laws of physics.. In a physical manner.. Using physical force.

Words with the same origin as physically

Descendants of -ally
automatically basically dramatically genetically ironically magically scientifically specifically tragically