bodily

  • 1 bodily — I adjective carnal, corporal, corporeal, corporeous, corporeus, de facto, embodied, existent, existing, human, incarnate, living, manifest, material, materiate, natural, organic, palpable, perceptible, physical, solid, somatic, somatical, tactile …

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  • 2 bodily — bodily, physical, corporeal, corporal, somatic are comparable when used narrowly to mean of or relating to the human body. Bodily suggests opposition to mental or intellectual {so engrossed in thought as to be unaware of his bodily needs} {he has …

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  • 3 Bodily — Bod i*ly, a. 1. Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal; consisting of matter. [1913 Webster] You are a mere spirit, and have no knowledge of the bodily part of us. Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the body, in… …

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  • 4 Bodily — Bod i*ly, adv. 1. Corporeally; in bodily form; united with a body or matter; in the body. [1913 Webster] For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily. Col. ii. 9 [1913 Webster] 2. In respect to, or so as to affect, the entire body… …

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  • 5 bodily — [bäd′ə lē] adj. [ME bodilich < bodi,BODY] 1. physical: opposed to MENTAL1 2. of, in, by, or to the body adv. 1. in person; in the flesh [to be bodily present] 2. as a single body; in entirety …

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  • 6 bodily — [adj] concerning animate structure actual, animal, carnal, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, gross, human, material, natural, normal, organic, physical, sensual, somatic, substantial, tangible, unspiritual; concept 406 Ant. mental, soulful, spiritual …

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  • 7 bodily — (adj.) c.1300, pertaining to the body; also opposed to spiritual; from BODY (Cf. body) + LY (Cf. ly) (1). As an with (from LY (Cf. ly) (2)) from late 14c …

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  • 8 bodily — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the body. 2) material or physical. ► ADVERB ▪ by taking hold of a person s body with force …

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  • 9 bodily — [[t]bɒ̱dɪli[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Your bodily needs and functions are the needs and functions of your body. → See also grievous bodily harm ...descriptions of natural bodily functions... There s more to eating than just bodily needs. 2) ADV: ADV… …

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  • 10 bodily — bod|i|ly1 [ˈbɔdıli US ˈba: ] adj [only before noun] related to the human body ▪ Many bodily changes occur during adolescence. ▪ bodily sensations bodily 2 bodily2 adv 1.) by moving the whole of your or someone else s body ▪ He lifted the child… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 bodily — bod|i|ly1 [ badıli ] adjective only before noun relating to or affecting your body: bodily injury bodily fluids bodily bod|i|ly 2 [ badıli ] adverb 1. ) if you are bodily present, you are physically in a place 2. ) in a way that affects the whole …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 bodily — 1 adjective (only before noun) related to the human body: Many bodily changes occur during adolescence. | bodily sensations 2 adverb 1 by moving the whole of your or someone else s body: He lifted the child bodily aboard. 2 by moving a large… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 bodily — I UK [ˈbɒdɪlɪ] / US [ˈbɑdɪlɪ] adjective [only before noun] relating to or affecting your body bodily injury bodily fluids II UK [ˈbɒdɪlɪ] / US [ˈbɑdɪlɪ] adverb 1) in a way that affects the whole of someone s body They pushed him bodily out of the …

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  • 14 bodily — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. corporeal, physical, material. adv. wholly, entire. See whole, substance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Concerning the body] Syn. corporeal, corporal, physical, carnal, fleshly, somatic, incarnate,… …

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  • 15 bodily — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a body ; physical 2. of or relating to the body < bodily comfort > < bodily organs > II. adverb Date: 14th century …

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  • 16 bodily — /bod l ee/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the body. 2. corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental. adv. 3. as a physical entity; as a complete physical unit: The tornado picked him up bodily and threw him against the wall. 4. in… …

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  • 17 bodily — 1. adjective Of, related to, or concerning the body. His bodily deficiencies were a heavy burden to him. 2. adverb In or by the body; physically. He was thrown bodily out of the house …

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  • 18 bodily — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Bodily is used with these nouns: ↑discomfort, ↑fluid, ↑function, ↑injury, ↑movement, ↑need, ↑organ, ↑pain, ↑sensation, ↑warmth, ↑waste {{Roman}}II …

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  • 19 bodily — 1. adjective bodily sensations Syn: physical, corporeal, corporal, mortal, material, tangible, concrete, real, actual Ant: spiritual, mental 2. adverb he hauled her bodily from the van Syn …

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  • 20 bodily — bodi·ly bäd əl ē adj of or relating to the body <bodily organs> …

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