Definitions

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  • n. The state of being corporeal
  • n. Something having a corporeal existence

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being corporeal; corporeal existence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being corporeal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being physical; consisting of matter

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The idea of plurality in the deity, like the idea of corporeality in the deity (Auden would not have had an easier time with the Incarnation!), represents nothing less than a retraction of the monotheistic revolution in thinking about God, a reversal of God's sublimity, a regress to polytheistic crudity.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • At a time when our beloved greenback is devaluing and its corporeality is threatened by ones and zeroes, Mr. Wagner's art gives new meaning to the value of the dollar.

    Of a Decade and a Dollar

  • They were a closed order, known for their Nine Step method -- a Praxis they called it -- where half-haints disciplined themselves to control their corporeality.

    Saturday!

  • Told from the POV of his new apprentice, Bary, a half-haint boy who recently achieved corporeality to learn the flimflam trade.

    SSF update

  • The sexually loaded, penetrating gaze was part of his weaponry, but his art addressed the lives of individuals, whether life models or royalty, with delicacy and disturbing corporeality.

    Lucian Freud obituary

  • With simple sensory observation Orwell drives a wedge through corporeality into the rich and enormous realm of metaphysics, ideas and philosophy, where his notions of humanity, mortality, and absurdity, dwell.

    2009 August 20 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Likewise Schelling, in a description of combustion, alludes to the ancient worship of fire and suggests "in this they left us a hint that fire is nothing other than the pure substance breaking through in corporeality, or a third dimension"

    Psychology in Search of Psyches: Friedrich Schelling, Gotthilf Schubert and the Obscurities of the Romantic Soul

  • I love how his figures feel as though they are part of some primal shadow world, just on the cusp of corporeality.

    Rick Berry’s MicrvoVisions

  • Theatrical comedy is an interesting genre for this discussion because scientific concerns with corporeality and sexuality could be played out in the utopian theatrical spaces of the stage and the performative body.

    Feminist Utopianism and Female Sexuality in Joanna Baillie’s Comedies

  • Here the absence of the King transforms the viewer into the spying observant, an interpretation emphasized by the palpable proximity and corporeality of the female nude.

    Art: Representation of Biblical Women.

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  • 2 letters that repeat, o and r. Overall, 12 letters. Now 1 + 2 is 3, which is precisely the difference in ordinal value between o, 15th in the English alphabet, and r, 18th.

    July 31, 2008