Corporealness

corporeal

[kawr-pawr-ee-uhl, -pohr-]
adjective
1.
of the nature of the physical body; bodily.
2.
material; tangible: corporeal property.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin corpore(us) bodily (corpor- (stem of corpus) body + -eus adj. suffix) + -al1

corporeality, corporealness, noun
corporeally, adverb
noncorporeal, adjective
noncorporeality, noun
transcorporeal, adjective

corporal, corporeal.


1. See physical.


1. spiritual. 2. intangible.
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corporeal (kɔːˈpɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of the nature of the physical body; not spiritual
2.  of a material nature; physical
 
[C17: from Latin corporeus, from corpus body]
 
corpore'ality
 
n
 
cor'porealness
 
n
 
cor'poreally
 
adv

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corporeal
1610, from L. corporeus "of the nature of a body," from corpus "body," from PIE *kwrpes, from base *kwrep- "body, form appearance," probably from a verbal root meaning "to appear" (cf. Skt. krp- "form, body," Avestan kerefsh "form, body," O.E. hrif "belly," O.H.G. href "womb, belly, abdomen").
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corporeal cor·po·re·al (kôr-pôr'ē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the body.

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