Car"nal (?), a. [L. carnalis, fr. caro, carnis, flesh; akin to Gr. , Skr. kravya; cf. F. charnel, Of. also carnel. Cf. Charnel.]
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.
rnal desires after miracles.
Flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody.
This carnal cur
Preys on the issue of his mother's body.
Carnal knowledge, sexual intercourse; -- used especially of an unlawful act on the part of the man.
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