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a. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the body. See Synonyms at bodily.
b. Existing or manifesting in bodily form.
2. Of a material nature; tangible: corporeal property.
cor·po′re·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē), cor·po′re·al·ness n.
1. (Theology) of the nature of the physical body; not spiritual
2. of a material nature; physical
[C17: from Latin corporeus, from corpus body]
corˌporeˈality, corˈporealness n
cor•po•re•al(kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr-)
1. of the nature of the physical body; bodily.
2. material; tangible: corporeal property.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin corpore(us) bodily (corpor-, s. of corpus body + -eus -eous) + -al1]
cor•po`re•al′i•ty, cor•po′re•al•ness, n.
syn: See physical.
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|Adj.||1.||corporeal - having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett|
bodied - having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination; "strong-bodied"; "big-bodied"
|2.||corporeal - 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"|
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"