corporeity

[kawr-puh-ree-i-tee]

noun

material or physical nature or quality; materiality.

Origin of corporeity

1615–25; < Medieval Latin corporeitās, equivalent to Latin corpore(us) corporeal + -itās -ity
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Examples from the Web for corporeity

Historical Examples of corporeity

  • If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal."

  • The pious wish of the ancients was sanctity, the pious wish of the moderns is corporeity.

  • Corporeity, the other, by which they are distinguish'd one from the other, viz.

  • Gravity in the one, and Levity in the other, which were superadded to the Essence of Corporeity.

  • The big water surface was as a corporeity radiating from the beholder existing only in and with the beholder.

    On the Seaboard

    August Strindberg


British Dictionary definitions for corporeity

corporeity

noun

bodily or material nature or substance; physical existence; corporeality
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