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corporeal

of a material nature; tangible: corporeal evidence
Not to be confused with:
corporal – of the body: corporal punishment; non-commissioned officer
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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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corporeal

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

[kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl] ADJcorpóreo
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corporeal

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

adjkörperlich
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corporeal

[kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl] adj (frm) → corporeo/a
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cor·po·re·al

a. corporal, físico-a, rel. al cuerpo.
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It will be universally admitted that instincts are as important as corporeal structure for the welfare of each species, under its present conditions of life.
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.
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 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.
She might indeed be called a lover of men, as Socrates was a lover of mankind, preferring one to another for corporeal, as he for mental qualifications; but never carrying this preference so far as to cause any perturbation in the philosophical serenity of her temper.
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.
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.
Tess's passing corporeal blight had been her mental harvest.
At such time, a mortal knows just enough of what his mind is doing, to form some glimmering conception of its mighty powers, its bounding from earth and spurning time and space, when freed from the restraint of its corporeal associate.
"It would appear possible, and yet in so far as I am concerned I have all the attributes of corporeal existence.
And Hannibal, snarling, growling, and spitting, ducking his head and with short paw-strokes trying to ward off the insistent broomstick, backed obediently into the corner, crumpled up his hind-parts, and tried to withdraw his corporeal body within itself in a pain-urged effort to make it smaller.
The corporeal wants of the convicts are tolerably well supplied: their prospect of future liberty and comfort is not distant, and, after good conduct, certain.