As in:

The impacts could be mental all to way to physical.

Where mental signifies the lower extremity and physical the upper extreme.

  • What's wrong with "scope" or one of its synonyms like "range" or "extent"? – Kevin Workman Feb 4 '15 at 13:56
  • encompass (v)- include in scope; include as part of something broader. – Misti Feb 4 '15 at 14:20

gamut is a common word for this:

The impacts run the gamut from mental to physical.

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The most common formulation of something like this in American English would be:

The impacts range from mental all the way to physical.

See the second definition below.

range noun, often attributive \ˈrānj\
: a group or collection of different things or people that are usually similar in some way

: a series of numbers that includes the highest and lowest possible amounts

: the total amount of ability, knowledge, experience, etc., that a person has


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Range--'Possible impacts range from mental, all the way to physical.'

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Tangibility (physical) is one word whose other extreme - intangibility (mental).


http://www.athenaalliance.org/weblog/archives/2015/02/january-employment-in-tangible-and-intangible-prod.html - 'Tangible activities are primarily physical; intangible are primarily mental.'

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  • I wouldn't say those particularly express mental or physical. Do you have any evidence to back up your claim? – Matt E. Эллен Feb 6 '15 at 17:25
  • Please edit your answer to include new information. – Matt E. Эллен Feb 9 '15 at 12:49

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