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 Dictionary entry overview: What does carnal mean? 

CARNAL (adjective)
  The adjective CARNAL has 2 senses:

1. marked by the appetites and passions of the body
2. of or relating to the body or flesh

  Familiarity information: CARNAL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CARNAL (adjective)

Sense 1carnal [BACK TO TOP]


Marked by the appetites and passions of the body


animal; carnal; fleshly; sensual

Context examples:

animal instincts / carnal knowledge / fleshly desire / a sensual delight in eating / music is the only sensual pleasure without vice


physical (involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit)

Sense 2carnal [BACK TO TOP]


Of or relating to the body or flesh

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

carnal remains


flesh (the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat)

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