Metaphysical is a see also of esoteric.
As adjectives the difference between metaphysical and esoteric
is that metaphysical
is of or pertaining to metaphysics while esoteric
is understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Of or pertaining to metaphysics.
Immaterial, supersensual, not physical (more properly, "beyond" that which is physical).
intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest, or an enlightened inner circle.
Having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical and without obvious practical application; often with mystical or religious connotations.
- ''The writing in this manual is very esoteric ; I need a degree in engineering just to understand it!
* (understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle) arcane, recondite