from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being carnal.
- n. A preoccupation with sexual desire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being carnal; fleshly lust, or the indulgence of lust; grossness of mind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being carnal; fleshliness; fleshly lusts or desires, or the indulgence of them; sensuality; want of spirituality.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
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Or, it may be understood spiritually; their backs are bowed down in carnality and worldly-mindedness.
Its cold eyes regarded me with familiarity, and what I can only describe as carnality, as if it wished to devour me.
_Ischk_ (love) is always associated with the idea of carnality
So, thanks to French and Latin, English-speakers now sink their teeth into cuirass, carnage, carnality, and carnivore.
HERE'S BLOOD IN YOUR EYE: Or at least the camera lens, as Starz' Spartacus: Vengeance gets underway (Friday, 10/9c) — or as I like to think of it, "Spurt-acus," thanks to all the gouts of blood, among other bodily fluids, that flow copiously throughout this lurid melodrama of savage swordplay, sordid scheming and animal carnality (a nice way to say sex, sex, sex).
Grady predicts the movement will look much different in a few years as it refocuses on evangelism and overcoming what he calls the distraction of “materialism, flashy self-promotion, and foolish carnality.”
This is familiar territory for him, making it that much easier to disassociate himself from his problems to give into his baser carnality.
Seemingly placid but boiling with passions - from carnality to intense anger - The Housemaid is a hard-boiled little tale dressed up like something calmer and more measured.
I found this brief description online: "A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality."
In Christianity, men are the natural leaders, and must stand guard against their carnality.