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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the body or flesh adj. - Marked by the appetites and passions of the body.

Usage examples (3)
  • Likewise, the desires of some burn toward heavenly things, and yet they are not free from temptations of carnal affection.
  • You yourself said you didn't like the 'carnal' aspects.
  • I suppose the most exalted and least 'carnal' of worldly joys consists in the adequate recognition by the world of high achievement by ourselves. for more
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  • A "charnel" is a place where dead bodies are kept, but if something is "carnal" it is something that relates to physical desires.
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