#32. Corporeal

#32. Corporeal
(9 letters | 4 syllables)
(scrabble score 13)
1 | adjective | having material or physical form or substance
2 | adjective | affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit 
(WolframAlpha)

Corporeal
1 : having, consisting of, or relating to a physical material body: as
a : not spiritual
b : not immaterial or intangible : substantial.
(Merriam-Webster)

1 Relating to a person’s body, especially as opposed to their spirit:
he was frank about his corporeal appetites

1.1 Having a body:
“a corporeal God”

1.2 Law Consisting of material objects; tangible:
corporeal property”
(Oxford Dictionary)

  1. Relating to a person’s body, especially as opposed to their spirit:
    he was frank about his corporeal appetites.

corporeal (adj.) Look up corporeal at Dictionary.com
early 15c., with adjectival suffix -al (1) + Latin corporeus “of the nature of a body,” from corpus “body” (living or dead), from PIE *kwrpes, from root *kwrep- “body, form, appearance,” probably from a verbal root meaning “to appear” (source also of Sanskrit krp- “form, body,” Avestan kerefsh “form, body,” Old English hrif “belly,” Old High German href “womb, belly, abdomen.

(Etymonline)

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