- carnaby street,
- carnal abuse,
- carnal knowledge,
Origin of carnal
Examples from the Web for carnally
Stated simply and carnally: “There are some cuties on there [Tinder].”
Carnally secured a firm hold before Mappin recovered his shaken balance, and lifted him from his feet.
A man isn't a backslider because he's carnally weak, and a man isn't a saint because he's moral and well-behaved.
Carnally turned back into the store and sat down on a barrel, hot, disheveled, and generally the worse for wear.
Word Origin for carnal
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.