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carnality

[ kahr-nal-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɑrˈnæl ɪ ti /
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noun
preoccupation with, or indulgence in, the flesh or the body and its passions and appetites; sensuality: Giving in to the lures of carnality—whether that means porn or real-life promiscuity—is damaging to everyone concerned.
the quality or state of being merely temporal or worldly; lack of spiritual vitality or maturity: Complaints about salary, jealousy, ambition for a reputation, and other forms of carnality show how little we ministers are separated from the world.
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Rarely car·nal·ism [kahr-nl-iz-uhm], /ˈkɑr nlˌɪz əm/, car·nal·ness [kahr-nl-nis] /ˈkɑr nl nɪs/ .

Origin of carnality

First recorded in 1400–1450; carnal + -ity
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