Definition of CARNAL

having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven <the preacher warned that those who were interested only in carnal pursuits would not see the kingdom of heaven>
of or relating to the human body <a missionary who tends to the carnal needs of the people as well as to their spiritual concerns>
Related Words anatomic (or anatomical), physiological (or physiologic); sensual, sensuous; hand-to-hand
pleasing to the physical senses <carnal attractions of that gambling mecca in the desert>

March 30, 2015
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