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bodily

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adjective bodi·ly \ˈbä-dəl-ē\

Simple Definition of bodily

  • : relating to the body : having to do with a person's or animal's body

Full Definition of bodily

  1. 1 :  having a body :  physical

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the body <bodily comfort> <bodily organs>

Examples of bodily

  1. The victim suffered serious bodily injury.

  2. <the old man suffered from a number of bodily ailments>



14th Century

First Known Use of bodily

14th century


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bodily

adverb bodi·ly

Simple Definition of bodily

  • : by moving someone's body

  • : as an entire structure rather than in pieces

Full Definition of bodily

  1. 1 :  in the flesh

  2. 2 :  as a whole :  altogether

Examples of bodily

  1. The blast lifted him bodily into the air.

  2. The house will have to be moved bodily to the new site.



14th Century

First Known Use of bodily

14th century


BODILY Defined for Kids

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bodily

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adjective bodi·ly \ˈbä-də-lē\

Definition of bodily

  1. :  of or relating to the body <bodily comfort> <bodily functions>




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bodily

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adverb bodi·ly

Definition of bodily

  1. 1 :  by the body <… we shall … remove you bodily to a safer location. — Robert Lawson, Rabbit Hill>

  2. 2 :  as a whole <They moved the house bodily.>




Medical Dictionary

bodily

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adjective bodi·ly \ˈbäd-əl-ē\

Medical Definition of bodily

  1. :  of or relating to the body <bodily organs>





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