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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MLC soldiers by force knowingly and intentionally invaded the bodies of the victims by penetrating the victims' anuses, vaginas or other bodily openings with their penises.
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
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.
But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.
Someone simply minding their own business and riding public transportation, they have an expectation that they should travel without harassment or bodily harm, we all need to view this situation seriously and as an affront to all of us.
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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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