Definitions

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  • adj. Invested with, or embodied in, flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Invested with, or embodied in, flesh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Invested with or embodied in flesh: same as the modern incarnate, which, however, is used in the following extract as if the in- were privative.

Etymologies

Latin carnatus fleshy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If ai were gonna re-in carnate, ai wud probly pick a noo name

    reenkarnashun - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • According to Charles Muses in his essay "The Ageless Way of Goddess; Divine Pregnancy and Higher Birth in Ancient Egypt and China," the "theurgy" (literally, a divine working - theo + urg) - showed the way to a divine rebirth while still carnate, a method of creating an eternal body (he called it a "higher body") that would be available to one upon death.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I fear nothing (as I know who has said) that devil carnate or incarnate can fairly do against a virtue so established.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • It is said to be observable when a person dies and the soul reverts from the carnate to the disincarnate state.

    DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

  • But I think you should stay closer to the facts, treat the sky-folk as carnate beings rather than Powers ... though of course you'll omit the fact that they can't come here themselves.

    Three Worlds To Conquer

  • "Well, I intend acting upon the assumption that she is still carnate and in need of help, until I am positive to the contrary," Verkan Vall said.

    Last Enemy

  • "If you're right -- and that's the way it looks to me, too -- he's probably just called in and notified the Society that he's still carnate and so is the Lady Dallona, and called off any search the Society might be making for him."

    Last Enemy

  • "From your use of the present tense, I assume you believe her to be still carnate."

    Last Enemy

  • The Lady Dallona is still carnate, or was four days ago, and the same for Dirzed.

    Last Enemy

  • And I'll hold you responsible with your carnate existence for the Lord Virzal's safety in this hotel.

    Last Enemy

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