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Meaning of CORPOREAL

Pronunciation:  kor'powreeul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  2. [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"

CORPOREAL is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bodied, bodily, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate, material, physical, reincarnate, somatic
 Antonyms: immaterial, incorporeal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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

      His omnipotence That to corporeal substance could add
      Speed almost spiritual.                  --Milton.

{Corporeal property}, such as may be seen and handled (as
   opposed to incorporeal, which can not be seen or handled,
   and exists only in contemplation). --Mozley & W.

Syn: Corporal; bodily. See {Corporal}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bodily, carnal, corporal, earthly, fleshly, gross, hylic, material, materiate, nonspiritual, objective, phenomenal, physical, secular, sensible, somatic, substantial, tangible, temporal, unspiritual, worldly