Definitions

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  • n. corporeality; the quality of being bodily

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Corporeality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Corporeality.

Etymologies

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bodily +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Using the development of Christian thinking about slavery as an example, Dr Williams explores how the notion of bodiliness could be a key to a deeper rooting of our notion of inalienable human rights and how my rights and yours are inextricably linked: 'my liberty not to be silenced, not to have my body reduced to someone else's instrument, is nourished by the equal liberty of the other not to be silenced.'

    Archbishop - Religious Faith and Human Rights

  • A poet bent upon greatness through a soaring imagination has every right to fear the implications of such bodiliness since through the body the poet may be led astray and his poetry may never cohere, never unify, and never satisfy common sense and good taste.

    Wandering in the Landscape with Wordsworth and Deleuze

  • I wanted to reveal the humanity of faith, of which eros is a part; the "yes" of man to his bodiliness created by God, a "yes" that in an indissoluble matrimony between man and woman finds its form rooted in creation.

    Paradiso, St Bernard of Clairvaux and Deus Caritas Est

  • Two other sources of “otherness” besides bodiliness underlie the limitations on perceptual knowledge.

    Cusanus, Nicolaus [Nicolas of Cusa]

  • The apparent exaltation of the body can quickly turn into a hatred of bodiliness.

    Notes for Noting and Links for Thinking

  • This bodiliness is far reaching in its scope: ‘the way in which animals are similar to and different from one another and in relation to man, the phenomena of death, birth and sexual life, in short, everything we observe around us, year in and year out’ .

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • There are of course languages that are remote from our bodiliness – eg maths and logic – but for our purposes, in religion especially, we need to be reminded of what actually happens when religious language is used.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • They may not be considered pagan, but they are considered temptresses, and still more closely associated with bodiliness than men are.

    Archives de la Stan

  • The counterpart to the agent's bodiliness with its capabilities is his or her situation.

    Paul Ricoeur

  • Clearly since it is without quality it is incorporeal; bodiliness would be quality.

    The Six Enneads.

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