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corporeal
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Definition having material or physical form or substance

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regarding the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
  • Her time of corporeal suffering will soon pass.
corporeal = regarding the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
  • It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  Jane Eyre
  • It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • I suppose now you do not believe in corporeal transference.
    Stoker, Bram  --  Dracula
  • High above on the balcony, like a soul tearing free of its corporeal restrains, a luminous pyre of flame erupted from the camerlegno's center.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • His corporeal heart was beating strong and fast .... and his mind felt sharp.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I suppose now you do not believe in corporeal transference.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • If you summon him, his spirit form will come to you but his corporeal self will remain bound to the jagged rocks of Duduael.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Tess's passing corporeal blight had been her mental harvest.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • The corporeal Meg simply was not.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Eventually he left, at least his corporeal self left, but he appeared in minutes, on her third screen, pleading for forgiveness.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • For Gammas, Deltas and Epsilons had been to some extent conditioned to associate corporeal mass with social superiority.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • 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.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The volunteers began to dump water on the fire almost as though they might even so late save some corporeal part of the family.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • He can't come into the Institute in his corporeal body.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • There the body stood, leaning charmingly, turning to smile at him, its radiant elbows spread wide in the dual symmetry of its limbs, of its corporeality.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • 'A corporeal Patronus?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The occupant of the chair grew now less vague in outline, but scarcely more corporeal; he was a little old man in Chinese dress, its folds and flounces loose against a flat, emaciated frame.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Alberto continued: "According to Berkeley, my own soul can be the cause of my own ideas—just as when I dream—but only another will or spirit can be the cause of the ideas that make up the 'corporeal' world.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World

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