What does carnal mean?

Definitions for carnalˈkɑr nl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word carnal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. animal(a), carnal, fleshly, sensual(adj)

    marked by the appetites and passions of the body

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

  2. carnal(adj)

    of or relating to the body or flesh

    "carnal remains"

Wiktionary

  1. carnal(Adjective)

    relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites

  2. carnal(Adjective)

    worldly or earthly; temporal

  3. carnal(Adjective)

    of or relating to the body or flesh

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the body or its appetites; animal; fleshly; sensual; given to sensual indulgence; lustful; human or worldly as opposed to spiritual

  2. Carnal(adj)

    flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody

  3. Origin: [L. carnalis, fr. caro, carnis, flesh; akin to Gr. , Skr. kravya; cf. F. charnel, Of. also carnel. Cf. Charnel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carnal

    kär′nal, adj. fleshly: sensual: unspiritual: (Shak.) murderous, flesh-eating.—v.t. and v.i. to convert into flesh, to become fleshy.—v.t. Car′nalise, to make carnal: to debase carnally:—pr.p. cär′nalīsing; pa.p. cär′nalīsed.—ns. Car′nalist, a sensualist: a worldling; Carnal′ity state of being carnal.—adv. Car′nally,—adjs. Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.—n. Car′nifex, executioner.—adj. Carnific′ial.—n. Carnos′ity, a fleshy excrescence growing in and obstructing any part of the body. [L. carnaliscaro, carnis, flesh.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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