Synonyms and Antonyms of carnal
1 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 Synonyms earthly, earthborn, earthbound, fleshly, 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 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 Synonyms animal, bodily, physical, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, 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 pleasing to the physical senses carnal attractions of that gambling mecca in the desert Synonyms sensual, fleshly, 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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