carnal Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
fleshly; sensual; animal.
- animal instincts
- carnal knowledge
- fleshly desire
- a sensual delight in eating
- music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
- carnal remains
Of or pertaining to the body or is appetites; animal; fleshly; sensual; given to sensual indulgence; lustful; human or worldly as opposed to spiritual.
For ye are yet carnal. 1 Car. iii. 3.
Not sunk in carnal pleasure. Milton
rnal desires after miracles. Trench.
Flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody.Obs.
This carnal cur Preys on the issue of his mother's body. Shak.
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