fleshliness

fleshly

[flesh-lee]
adjective, fleshlier, fleshliest.
1.
of or pertaining to the flesh or body; bodily, corporeal, or physical.
2.
carnal; sensual: fleshly pleasures.
3.
worldly, rather than spiritual.
4.
having a sensuous quality: the fleshly poetry of the 17th century.
5.
Obsolete. having much flesh; fleshy.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English flǣsclic. See flesh, -ly

fleshliness, noun

fleshly, fleshy.


2. See carnal.
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fleshly (ˈflɛʃlɪ)
 
adj , -lier, -liest
1.  relating to the body, esp its sensual nature; carnal: fleshly desire
2.  worldly as opposed to spiritual
3.  fleshy; fat
 
'fleshliness
 
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