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fleshly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fleshly

  1. 1 having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven <a time of year when people shouldn't focus on fleshly concerns, but instead on spiritual matters> Synonyms carnal, earthborn, earthbound, earthly, material, mundane, sublunary, temporal, terrene, terrestrial, worldlyRelated Words animal, bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical; daily, diurnal; unspiritual; anthropic (or anthropical), anthropocentricNear Antonyms celestial, Elysian, empyreal, empyrean, supernal; metaphysical; devotional, divine, religious, sacred, spiritual, utopian; extraterrestrial; ethereal, supernatural, transcendent, transcendentalAntonyms heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly

  2. 2 of or relating to the human body <the fleshly eye sees the only finished painting, but the mind's eye sees the genius behind its creation> Synonyms animal, bodily, carnal, corporal, corporeal, physical, material, somaticRelated Words anatomic (or anatomical), physiological (or physiologic); sensual, sensuous; hand-to-handNear Antonyms cerebral, inner, intellectual, mental, psychological (also psychologic); bodiless, immaterial, incorporeal, insubstantial, spiritual; ethereal, metaphysical, psychic (also psychical)Antonyms nonmaterial, nonphysical

  3. 3 pleasing to the physical senses <returning campers looking forward to all the fleshly pleasures of home, including warm baths> Synonyms carnal, sensual, luscious, lush, sensuous, voluptuousRelated Words bodily, corporeal; agreeable, delectable, delicious, delightful, dreamy, gratifying, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, scrumptious; epicurean, luxurious, self-indulgentNear Antonyms harsh, painful, uncomfortable; disgusting, foul, hideous, icky




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