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1. Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites: carnal desire.
2. Worldly or earthly; temporal: the carnal world.
3. Of or relating to the body or flesh; bodily: carnal remains.
[Middle English, from Old North French carnel, from Latin carnālis, from Latin carō, carn-, flesh; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]
car·nal′i·ty (kär-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
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the practice of finding satisfaction in activities related to fleshly desires and appetites, especially the sexual. — carnal, adj.See also: Sex
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|Noun||1.||carnality - feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness|
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