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bodily

[ bod-l-ee ]
/ ˈbɒd l i /
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adjective
of or relating to the body.
corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental.
adverb
as a physical entity; as a complete physical unit: The tornado picked him up bodily and threw him against the wall.
in person: You have to appear bodily at the box office in order to have your reservation confirmed.
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Origin of bodily

First recorded in 1250–1300, bodily is from the Middle English word bodylich.See body, -ly

synonym study for bodily

2. See physical.

OTHER WORDS FROM bodily

non·bod·i·ly, adjective
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How to use bodily in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bodily

bodily
/ (ˈbɒdɪlɪ) /

adjective
relating to or being a part of the human body
adverb
by taking hold of the bodyhe threw him bodily from the platform
in person; in the flesh
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