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Definition of "corporeal" [cor•po•re•al]

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the body. See Synonyms at bodily. (adjective)
  • Of a material nature; tangible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corporeal" in a sentence
  • "Since the belief that God became man is central to Christianity, such a remark must be aimed at the various attempts to either reduce or eliminate the mystery of God, often taken to the point where "God" is simply identified as man's projection: "Those who have no desires have no gods either," claimed Feuerbach, "Gods are mens wishes in corporeal form" (quoted by de Lubac in The Drama of Atheist Humanism)."
  • "Brydon looked down, surprised to find himself in corporeal form."
  • "Which leaves you to believe the his father is alive and in corporeal form."