- of, relating to, or expressing time: a temporal adjective, such as recent, or a temporal adverb, such as recently.
- of or relating to the tenses of a verb.
noun Usually temporals.
Origin of temporal1
Related formstem·po·ral·ly, adverbtem·po·ral·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for temporally
The members of it are closely cemented together—spiritually and temporally.
Hundreds and thousands have already been saved, temporally and spiritually, who otherwise must have perished.
And by whom doth it most appear that temporally ye shall be punished?John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang
Public apathy in regard to shipwreck was temporally swept away by the wreck of the “Adventure” of Newcastle in 1789.
There is still no ground for a belief in the temporally limited duration of either the red or the blue surface.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey