carnal carnal  /ˈkɑr nəl/


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


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  1. DS relationships are often as emotional as they are carnal.
  2. This first film in the series set the Bond-girl standard, as spectacularly embodied by Andress, the coolly carnal Swiss miss.
  3. How sweet it is to find a movie in which the hero, having lusted after purely carnal pleasures for much of its length, finally falls in love with a woman's mind.



  1. Paul wrote: "Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be" (Romans 8:7).
    on Nov 13, 2005 By: the Apostle Paul Source:

  2. Crumley's private eyes, CW Sughrue and Milo Milodragovitch, were, as Dallas Morning News writer Jerome Weeks wrote in 2001, "sullen, violent men whose drug use and carnal antics would stagger a rhino." "When I finally caught up with Abraham...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: St Jerome Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "Today, combating organised plots pushing the Iranian youth towards carnal desires, drugs or sexuality is a prime duty of the Iranian people and especially the young," Khamenei said.
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Source: Daily Times

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