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From French corporéité or Medieval Latin corporeitas, from Latin corporeus, from corpus (“body”).
corporeity (countable and uncountable, plural corporeities)
- (uncountable) The quality or fact of having a physical or material body.
- 1883, David D. Paterson, Zion's Waymarks, Or, Knowledge Vs. Mystery, page 105:
- Immortal-soulism, spiritism, ghostism, all spring from a fabulous or mythical source. Corporeity is characteristic of being.
- 2003, Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, Penguin, published 2004, page 56:
- Determining what was unique about living beings, he postulated the ‘corporeity’ of a soul […] , common to beast and man alike.
- (countable) A body, a physical substance.
quality or fact
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