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[kawr-puh-ree-i-tee] /ˌkɔr pəˈri ɪ ti/
material or physical nature or quality; materiality.
Origin of corporeity
1615-25; < Medieval Latin corporeitās, equivalent to Latin corpore(us) corporeal + -itās -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Gravity in the one, and Levity in the other, which were superadded to the Essence of corporeity.

  • If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal."

    The Ego and His Own Max Stirner
  • It is, however, plain that a sets forth the Divine knowledge of man in his first rudiments of corporeity.

  • The pious wish of the ancients was sanctity, the pious wish of the moderns is corporeity.

    The Ego and His Own Max Stirner
  • The corporeity of angels and devils is distinguished on the principle of rarum et densum, thin or thick.

    Amenities of Literature Isaac Disraeli
  • corporeity, the other, by which they are distinguish'd one from the other, viz.

  • The big water surface was as a corporeity radiating from the beholder existing only in and with the beholder.

    On the Seaboard August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for corporeity


bodily or material nature or substance; physical existence; corporeality
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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