nonbodily

bodily

[bod-l-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the body.
2.
corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental.
adverb
3.
as a physical entity; as a complete physical unit: The tornado picked him up bodily and threw him against the wall.
4.
in person: You have to appear bodily at the box office in order to have your reservation confirmed.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English bodylich. See body, -ly

nonbodily, adjective


2. See physical.
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bodily (ˈbɒdɪlɪ)
 
adj
1.  relating to or being a part of the human body
 
adv
2.  by taking hold of the body: he threw him bodily from the platform
3.  in person; in the flesh

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bodily
c.1300, "pertaining to the body;" also opposed to "spiritual;" from body + -ly (1).
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