Corporeal

  • 1 corporeal — cor·po·re·al /kȯr pōr ē əl/ adj: having, consisting of, or relating to a physical material body compare incorporeal cor·po·re·al·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Corporeal — may refer to: Corporeal undead, See also: Category:Corporeal undead Matter (corporeal, or actual, physical substance or matter) Body, of or relating to the body Corporeal (Altar Linen) A term devised by Harry Partch to describe his philosophy of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Corporeal — Cor*po re*al (k[^o]r*p[=o] r[ e]*al), a. [L. corporeus, fr. corpus body.] Having a body; consisting of, or pertaining to, a material body or substance; material; opposed to {spiritual} or {immaterial}. [1913 Webster] His omnipotence That to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 corporéal — ● corporéal, corporéale, corporéaux adjectif (latin corporealis) Qui a trait au corps d un organe (en particulier de l utérus) …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 corporeal — early 15c., with adj. suffix AL (Cf. al) (1), from L. corporeus of the nature of a body, from corpus body (living or dead), from PIE *kwrpes, from root *kwrep body, form, appearance, probably from a verbal root meaning to appear (Cf. Skt. krp… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 corporeal — 1 *material, physical, sensible, phenomenal, objective Analogous words: actual, *real: tangible, palpable, ponderable, *perceptible Antonyms: incorporeal Contrasted words: intangible, impalpable, *imperceptible, insensible, imponderable 2 * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 corporeal — [adj] bodily, physical anatomical, carnal, corporal, fleshly, fleshy, human, material, mortal, objective, phenomenal, sensible, somatic, substantial, tangible; concept 542 Ant. cerebral, immaterial, intangible, mental, spiritual …

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  • 8 corporeal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to a person s body; physical rather than spiritual. DERIVATIVES corporeality noun. ORIGIN Latin corporealis, from corpus body …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 corporeal — [kôr pôr′ē əl] adj. [< L corporeus < corpus: see CORPUS] 1. of, for, or having the nature of, the body; physical; bodily; not spiritual 2. of a material nature; perceptible by the senses; tangible SYN. BODILY, MATERIAL corporeally adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 corporeal — corporal, corporeal Both words are now largely restricted to particular uses. Corporal means ‘relating to the human body’ and is found chiefly in the expression corporal punishment (beating, spanking, etc., now effectively banned in schools in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 corporeal — /karporiyal/ A term descriptive of such things as have an objective, material existence; perceptible by the senses of sight and touch; possessing a real body. Opposed to incorporeal and spiritual. There is a distinction between corporeal and… …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 13 corporeal — [[t]kɔː(r)pɔ͟ːriəl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Corporeal means involving or relating to the physical world rather than the spiritual world. [FORMAL] ...man s corporeal existence. Syn: physical …

    English dictionary

  • 14 corporeal — corporeality, corporealness, n. corporeally, adv. /kawr pawr ee euhl, pohr /, adj. 1. of the nature of the physical body; bodily. 2. material; tangible: corporeal property. [1375 1425; late ME < L corpore(us) bodily (corpor (s. of corpus) body +… …

    Universalium

  • 15 corporeal — adjective /kɔːˈpɔːɹɪəl/ a) That which is material; tangible; physical. His omnipotence That to corporeal substance could add Speed almost spiritual. Milton b) Of or pertaining to the body; bodily. Ant: ethereal …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 corporeal — Bodily: our corporeal nature is our bodily nature …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 17 corporeal — cor|po|re|al [ko:ˈpo:riəl US ko:r ] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: corporeus of the body , from corpus; CORPUS] 1.) relating to the body, rather than to the mind, feelings, or spirit = ↑physical ▪ corporeal desires 2.) existing in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 corporeal — adjective formal 1 related to the body as opposed to the mind, feelings, or spirit: He paid little attention to corporeal needs like food. 2 able to be touched; material 2 (2) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 corporeal — cor•po•re•al [[t]kɔrˈpɔr i əl, ˈpoʊr [/t]] adj. 1) of the nature of the physical body; bodily 2) material; tangible: corporeal property[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < L corpore(us) bodily (corpor , s. of corpus body + eus eous) + al I… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 corporeal — /kɔˈpɔriəl / (say kaw pawreeuhl) adjective 1. of the nature of the physical body; bodily. 2. of the nature of matter; material; tangible: corporeal property. {Latin corporeus of the nature of body + al1} –corporeality, corporealness, noun… …

    Australian English dictionary