verb (used with object), en·car·nal·ized, en·car·nal·iz·ing.

to invest with a worldly or sensual nature or form; make carnal: the soul encarnalized by the gross body.

Also in·car·nal·ize [in-kahr-nl-ahyz] /ɪnˈkɑr nlˌaɪz/; especially British, en·car·nal·ise.

Origin of encarnalize

First recorded in 1840–50; en-1 + carnal + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for encarnalize



verb (tr) rare

to provide with a bodily form; incarnate
to make carnal, gross, or sensual
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