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Definition of Bodily

Bodily

  1. Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal; consisting of matter.
  2. Of or pertaining to the body, in distinction from the mind.
  3. Real; actual; put in execution.
  4. Corporeally; in bodily form; united with a body or matter; in the body.
  5. 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."

Bodily Quotations

My philosophy is that I'm an artist. I perform an art not with a paint brush or a camera. I perform with bodily movement. Instead of exhibiting my art in a museum or a book or on canvas, I exhibit my art in front of the multitudes.
Steve Prefontaine

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Charles Darwin

Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Remember that bodily exercise, when it is well ordered, as I have said, is also prayer by means of which you can please God our Lord.
Saint Ignatius

Although skin color is undoubtedly the most salient signal of racial identity in America, other actual or imagined bodily features have also been seen as distinctive markers of Negritude. These include the shapes of heads, feet, lips, and noses as well as the texture of hair.
Randall Kennedy
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Bodily Translations

bodily in Spanish is corporal
bodily in Swedish is kroppsligt, lekamlig
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