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cor·po·re·al

 (kôr-pôr′ē-əl)
adj.
1.
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.

[From Latin corporeus, from corpus, corpor-, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·po′re·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē), cor·po′re·al·ness n.
cor·po′re·al·ly adv.

corporeal

(kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl)
adj
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
corˈporeally adv

cor•po•re•al

(kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr-)

adj.
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.
cor•po′re•al•ly, adv.
syn: See physical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
incorporeal, immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
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"

corporeal

adjective physical, human, material, substantial, bodily, mortal, fleshy Descartes held that there are two kinds of substances in the world, mental and corporeal.

corporeal

adjective
1. Of or relating to the human body:
2. Composed of or relating to things that occupy space and can be perceived by the senses:
Translations
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corporeal

[kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl] ADJcorpóreo

corporeal

[kɔːrˈpɔːrɪəl] adj (formal) (= physical) → matériel(le)

corporeal

adjkörperlich

corporeal

[kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl] adj (frm) → corporeo/a

cor·po·re·al

a. corporal, físico-a, rel. al cuerpo.
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There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
How wonderful is it then --except after explanation --that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed to his lips for life in those Arctic waters
It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
To whom the winged Warriour thus returnd: URIEL, no wonder if thy perfet sight, Amid the Suns bright circle where thou sitst, See farr and wide: in at this Gate none pass The vigilance here plac't, but such as come Well known from Heav'n; and since Meridian hour No Creature thence: if Spirit of other sort, So minded, have oreleapt these earthie bounds On purpose, hard thou knowst it to exclude Spiritual substance with corporeal barr.
Besides, I had ideas of many sensible and corporeal things; for although I might suppose that I was dreaming, and that all which I saw or imagined was false, I could not, nevertheless, deny that the ideas were in reality in my thoughts.
Whereas now, in one moment of audition, I take as it were the census and statistics, local, corporeal, mental and spiritual, of every living being in Lineland.
I suppose now you do not believe in corporeal transference.
Had all regrets been punished as rigorously as this poor dame's were, my yearning for the relinquished delights of Vanity Fair might have produced a similar change in my own corporeal substance, and left me a warning to future pilgrims.
Tess's passing corporeal blight had been her mental harvest.
It is also from natural causes that some beings command and others obey, that each may obtain their mutual safety; for a being who is endowed with a mind capable of reflection and forethought is by nature the superior and governor, whereas he whose excellence is merely corporeal is formect to be a slave; whence it follows that the different state of master [1252b] and slave is equally advantageous to both.
It would appear possible, and yet in so far as I am concerned I have all the attributes of corporeal existence.
Martin Eden, the famous writer, was a vapor that had arisen in the mob-mind and by the mob-mind had been thrust into the corporeal being of Mart Eden, the hoodlum and sailor.