- corps de ballet,
- corps diplomatique
Origin of corporeal
Examples from the Web for corporeal
To great effect, Cunningham plays with the correspondence between the corporeal and the emotional.
Many of the scenes deal with the grim obsessions of old age: sexual futility, corporeal decrepitude, and death.
Corporeal build and manner of thought, state organization, government and system of education, all were different.
Corporeal, if soul is, body could not possess sensation, iv.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
And with the mounting ascent I became unconscious of my corporeal vesture.Unicorns|James Huneker
In the midst of their corporeal and mental labors, their attention was suddenly excited from another painful source.Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea|James O. Brayman
The spirit of man, which God inspired, cannot together perish with this corporeal clod.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Word Origin for corporeal
early 15c., with adjectival suffix -al (1) + Latin corporeus "of the nature of a body," from corpus "body" (living or dead), from PIE *kwrpes, from root *kwrep- "body, form, appearance," probably from a verbal root meaning "to appear" (cf. Sanskrit krp- "form, body," Avestan kerefsh "form, body," Old English hrif "belly," Old High German href "womb, belly, abdomen").