- carnaby street,
- carnal abuse,
- carnal knowledge,
Origin of carnal
Examples from the Web for carnality
Aestheticism and carnality are by no means as dissociate as the æsthete would have us believe.Religion and Lust|James Weir
Worldly-mindedness and carnality cannot live in the light of the truth here set forth.The All-Sufficiency of Christ|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Scourging purifies the body from carnality; that is one motive.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Divisions are the outgrowth of carnality and not of the Spirit of God.Sanctification|J. W. Byers
I am sure that to them the invocation of Beelzebub is a prelibation of carnality.L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
Word Origin for carnal
early 15c., "sensuality," from Late Latin carnalitas, from Latin carnalis (see carnal). Meaning "state of being flesh, fleshliness" is from mid-15c.
c.1400, "physical, human, mortal," from Old French carnal and directly from Medieval Latin carnalis "natural, of the same blood," from Latin carnis "of the flesh," genitive of caro "flesh, meat" (see carnage). Meaning "sensual" is from early 15c.; that of "worldly, sinful" is from mid-15c. Carnal knowledge is attested from early 15c. and was in legal use by 1680s.