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bod·i·ly

 (bŏd′l-ē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the body.
2. Physical as opposed to mental or spiritual: bodily welfare.
adv.
1. In the flesh; in person: bodily but not mentally present.
2. As a complete physical entity: carried the child bodily from the room.
Synonyms: bodily, physical, corporal1, corporeal, fleshly
These adjectives relate to the body, especially the human body. Bodily and physical are the most common and have the widest range of usage. Though often interchangeable (bodily injury; physical pain), bodily tends to emphasize the inner workings (bodily functions; bodily fluids; bodily rhythms), while physical is more often associated with externalities such as condition, appearance, or activity (physical exercise; physical beauty; physical violence). Corporal and corporeal share a narrower range of association in which the body is often viewed as a material object distinct from the mind or spirit: corporal punishment; corporeal existence. Fleshly can suggest either corpulence or sensuality: "pear-shaped figures ... with their fleshly emphasis on thighs and buttocks" (Natalie Angier)."These videos treated of strong human passions, including the fleshly ones" (Christopher Miller).

bodily

(ˈbɒdɪlɪ)
adj
relating to or being a part of the human body
adv
1. by taking hold of the body: he threw him bodily from the platform.
2. in person; in the flesh

bod•i•ly

(ˈbɒd l i)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the body.
2. corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental.
adv.
3. as a physical entity: The tornado picked the car up bodily.
4. in person.
[1250–1300]
syn: See physical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bodily - of or relating to or belonging to the body; "a bodily organ"; "bodily functions"
2.bodily - 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"
3.bodily - having or relating to a physical material body; "bodily existence"
corporeal, material - having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
Adv.1.bodily - in bodily form; "he was translated bodily to heaven"

bodily

adjective
1. physical, material, actual, substantial, fleshly, tangible, corporal, carnal, corporeal There's more to eating than just bodily needs.
adverb
1. physically, completely, entirely, wholly I was hurled bodily to the deck.

bodily

adjective
Of or relating to the human body:
Translations
جَسَديّا، جِسْمانيّاجَسَدِيَّه، جِسْمانِيَّه
tělesnýjako celek/jeden muž
i sin helhedkorporligtkrops-legems-
tjelesni
líkamlega, í eigin persónulíkamlegur
celým telom
bedenenbedenle ilgilibütün vücudu ileolduğu gibi

bodily

[ˈbɒdɪlɪ]
A. ADJ [scar, injury] → en el cuerpo; [comfort] → del cuerpo; [pain] → corporal; [fluid] → corporal, del cuerpo
bodily functionsfunciones fpl fisiológicas
bodily needsnecesidades fpl corporales
actual bodily harm (Jur) → daños mpl físicos, lesiones fpl corporales
grievous bodily harm (Jur) → daños mpl físicos graves, lesiones fpl corporales graves
B. ADV to lift sb bodilylevantar a algn totalmente
he hurled himself bodily at the Princese lanzó con todo su peso sobre el Príncipe
the audience moved bodily to the frontel público se abalanzó en masa hacia la parte delantera

bodily

[ˈbɒdɪli]
adj [sensations, states, fluids] → corporel(le)
[injury, pain, comfort] → physique
[needs] → corporel(le)
adv [carry] → dans ses bras; [lift] → à bras-le-corpsbodily functions nplfonctions fpl physiologiques

bodily

adj (= physical)körperlich; bodily illnessKrankheit fdes Körpers; bodily needs/wantsleibliche Bedürfnisse pl; bodily harmKörperverletzung f; bodily functions/fluidsKörperfunktionen/-flüssigkeiten pl; bodily injuryKörperverletzungen pl
adv
(= forcibly)gewaltsam
(= in person)leibhaftig
(= all together)geschlossen; (= in one piece)ganz

bodily

[ˈbɒdɪlɪ]
1. adj (comfort, needs) → materiale; (functions) → corporale
2. adv (carry) → in braccio; (lift) → di peso

body

(ˈbodi) plural ˈbodies noun
1. the whole frame of a man or animal including the bones and flesh. Athletes have to look after their bodies.
2. a dead person. The battlefield was covered with bodies.
3. the main part of anything. the body of the hall.
4. a mass. a huge body of evidence.
5. a group of persons acting as one. professional bodies.
ˈbodily adjective
of the body. bodily needs.
adverb
by the entire (physical) body. They lifted him bodily and carried him off.
ˈbodyguard noun
a guard or guards to protect (especially an important person). the president's bodyguard.
ˈbody language noun
body movements, facial expressions etc that show what a person (really) feels or thinks.
ˈbodywork noun
the outer casing of a car etc. The bodywork of his new car has rusted already.
References in classic literature ?
And now let us see how our city will be able to supply this great demand: We may suppose that one man is a husbandman, another a builder, some one else a weaver--shall we add to them a shoemaker, or perhaps some other purveyor to our bodily wants?
On this long, five-months' voyage, I found that among all my bodily needs not the slightest shred of a bodily need for alcohol existed.
The Scene of Suffering is a destructive or painful action, such as death on the stage, bodily agony, wounds and the like.
But although the bodily powers of the great man were thus impaired, his mental energies retained their pristine vigour.
In answer to this query, a rumour gained ground -- and however absurd, was entertained by some very sensible people -- that Heaven had wrought an absolute miracle, by transporting an eminent Doctor of Physic from a German university bodily through the air and setting him down at the door of Mr.
The more so, I say, because truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast.
Ere long, it is taken down; when removing some three feet of it, towards the pointed extremity, and then cutting two slits for arm-holes at the other end, he lengthwise slips himself bodily into it.
To know intense joy without a strong bodily frame, one must have an enthusiastic soul.
Besides, all of you have thought too much about freezing, drowning, suffocating, and other bodily dangers: none of you, however, have thought of MY danger, namely, perishing of hunger-"
The characteristic mark by which we recognize a series of actions which display hunger is not the animal's mental state, which we cannot observe, but something in its bodily behaviour; it is this observable trait in the bodily behaviour that I am proposing to call "hunger," not some possibly mythical and certainly unknowable ingredient of the animal's mind.
Whilst the clothes lasted which had been prepared for her marriage, these casual glances of interest caused her no inconvenience, but as soon as she was compelled to don the wrapper of a fieldwoman, rude words were addressed to her more than once; but nothing occurred to cause her bodily fear till a particular November afternoon.
We were not waylaid by robbers, we fed and slept unchallenged at inns, we escaped collision with the police, and we encountered no bodily dangers of any kind; yet should I not call the journey uneventful, nor indeed, I think, would Nicolete.