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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