display | more...

Bod"i*ly (?), a.


Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal; consisting of matter.

You are a mere spirit, and have no knowledge of the bodily part of us. Tatler.


Of or pertaining to the body, in distinction from the mind.

"Bodily defects."



Real; actual; put in execution.


Be brought to bodily act. Shak.

Bodily fear, apprehension of physical injury.

Syn. -- See Corporal.


© Webster 1913.

Bod"i*ly, adv.


Corporeally; in bodily form; united with a body or matter; in the body.

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily. Col. ii. 9


In respect to, or so as to affect, the entire body or mass; entirely; all at once; completely; as, to carry away bodily. "Leapt bodily below."



© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.