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Meaning of FLESHLY

Pronunciation:  fleshlee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  of the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"

FLESHLY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: animal(a), carnal, physical, sensual



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flesh"ly\, a. [AS. ?.]
    1. Of or pertaining to the flesh; corporeal. ``Fleshly
       bondage.'' --Denham.
    2. Animal; not?vegetable. --Dryden.
    3. Human; not celestial; not spiritual or divine. ``Fleshly
       wisdom.'' --2 Cor. i. 12.
             Much ostentation vain of fleshly arm And fragile
             arms.                                 --Milton.
    4. Carnal; wordly; lascivious.
             Abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the
             soul.                                 --1 Pet. ii.
  2. \Flesh"ly\, adv.
    In a fleshly manner; carnally; lasciviously. [Obs.]
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