Bodily - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɑːdɪli|  American pronunciation of the word bodily
Brit.  |ˈbɒdɪli|  British pronunciation of the word bodily


- affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit(syn: corporal, corporeal, somatic)
- having or relating to a physical material body


- in bodily form


The victim suffered serious bodily injury.

...the old man suffered from a number of bodily ailments...

The blast lifted him bodily into the air.

The house will have to be moved bodily to the new site.

This is our father, among us bodily.

He came bodily.

He lifted the child bodily aboard.

The column was transferred bodily to a new site by the bank of the river.

he was translated bodily to heaven

Infants learning to control their bodily functions

Careless use of these tools can cause serious bodily injury.

They threatened him with bodily harm.

...the Catholic dogma of the bodily assumption of the Virgin Mary...

...the mouth is a bodily orifice...

...the court awarded the plaintiff a substantial quittance for bodily injury and emotional distress...

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