fleshly fleshly


  • (adj) marked by the appetites and passions of the body



  1. That he never landed was due to Daisy's baffled withdrawal to the fleshly, marital mainland.
  2. But worrying about such matters as truth is a function of the brain, an organ that does not fall within the fleshly delights of Bodydwatching.
  3. Well, modern Christians take it for granted that Christ really had a fleshly body.



  1. Morrissey said: "This, regrettably, is what has taken place with this most recent interview, which, it need hardly be said, bears no relation in print to the fleshly conversation that took place."
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Morrissey Source: Blackpool Gazette

  2. The Apostle Peter called it war: "Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul" (1 Peter 2:11).
    on Jul 30, 2009 By: the Apostle Paul Source: theTrumpet.com

  3. ...set wandering on literary modernism's most famous odyssey: Joyce, Gay writes, "gives Bloom a certain dignity and fundamental decency, an ability to confront life under inauspicious circumstances. Bloom is, in his fleshly way, one of...
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Peter Gay Source: Los Angeles Times

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