Examples of fleshly in a Sentence
a time of year when people shouldn't focus on fleshly concerns, but instead on spiritual matters
the fleshly eye sees the only finished painting, but the mind's eye sees the genius behind its creation
Recent Examples of fleshly from the Web
A bovine nirvana, in other words, where the fleshly mortification of Theravada Buddhism does not apply.
For two decades, Howard has sworn off liquor, cigarettes, women, and other fleshly temptations.
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First Known Use of fleshly
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of fleshly
- a slave to carnal desires
- a saint who had experienced fleshly temptations
- fleshpots providing sensual delights
- led a mindless animal existence
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