of or relating to or belonging to the body
"a bodily organ"; "bodily functions"
bodily, corporal, corporeal, somatic(adj)
affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
"bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness"
having or relating to a physical material body
in bodily form
"he was translated bodily to heaven"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Whatever is composed of or pertains to matter may be termed material; physical (Greek physis, nature) applies to material things considered as parts of a system or organic whole; hence, we speak of material substances, physical forces, physical laws. Bodily, corporal, and corporeal apply primarily to the human body; bodily and corporal both denote pertaining or relating to the body; corporeal signifies of the nature of or like the body; corporal is now almost wholly restricted to signify applied to or inflicted upon the body; we speak of bodily sufferings, bodily presence, corporal punishment, the corporeal frame.
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Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Romantic love, in pornography as in life, is the mythic celebration of female negation. For a woman, love is defined as her willingness to submit to her own annihilation. The proof of love is that she is willing to be destroyed by the one whom she loves, for his sake. For the woman, love is always self-sacrifice, the sacrifice of identity, will, and bodily integrity, in order to fulfill and redeem the masculinity of her lover.
Jesus rose bodily from the dead. His whole person is with God, but he is still in contact with the world, with each of us. Jesus is with the Father and the Holy Spirit, but he is constantly acting on us in the world. Free of all the bonds of space and time, the risen Jesus can be wherever he wants to be. And he wants to be with us.
We must, however, acknowledge as it seems to me, that a man with all his noble qualities...still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Children's movies must be held to a higher standard, and must teach children bodily autonomy, the ability to say 'no' and safety, not confusing messages endorsing unwanted genital touching. the dog show judging in this film is depicted completely accurately as done at shows around the world; and was performed by professional and highly respected dog show judges.
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- corporalmente, corporalSpanish
- corporale, corporalmenteItalian
- fizîkî, gewdeyî, fizîkal, leşî, fiziyolojîk, bedenî, cesedî, cismîKurdish
- trupesc, corporalRomanian
- тјелесни, tjelesni, telesni, телесниSerbo-Croatian
- kroppslig, lekamligSwedish
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