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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
carnal (adjective)
1.
a) relating to or given to crude bodily pleasures and appetites
b) marked by sexuality - carnal love
2.
- bodily corporeal seen with carnal eyes
3.
a) - temporal carnal weapons
b) - worldly a carnal mind
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
carnal (adjective)
1.
having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven
SYNONIMS:
carnal, earthborn, earthbound, fleshly, material, mundane, sublunary, temporal, terrene, terrestrial, worldly
RELATED WORDS:
animal, bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical; daily, diurnal; unspiritual; anthropic ( anthropical), anthropocentric
NEAR ANTONYMS:
celestial, Elysian, empyreal, empyrean, supernal; metaphysical; devotional, divine, religious, sacred, spiritual, utopian; extraterrestrial; ethereal, supernatural, transcendent, transcendental
heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly
carnal (adjective)
2.
of or relating to the human body
SYNONIMS:
animal, bodily, carnal, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, material, somatic
RELATED WORDS:
anatomic ( anatomical), physiological ( physiologic); sensual, sensuous; hand-to-hand
NEAR ANTONYMS:
cerebral, inner, intellectual, mental, psychological ( psychologic); bodiless, immaterial, incorporeal, insubstantial, spiritual; ethereal, metaphysical, psychic ( psychical)
nonmaterial, nonphysical
carnal (adjective)
3.
pleasing to the physical senses
SYNONIMS:
carnal, fleshly, luscious, lush, sensuous, voluptuous
RELATED WORDS:
bodily, corporeal; agreeable, delectable, delicious, delightful, dreamy, gratifying, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, scrumptious; epicurean, luxurious, self-indulgent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
harsh, painful, uncomfortable; disgusting, foul, hideous, icky
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