Antonyms of adj carnal

1 of 2 senses of carnal

Sense 1
animal (prenominal), carnal, fleshly, sensual -- (marked by the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice")

INDIRECT (VIA physical) -> mental -- (involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects")

Similarity of adj carnal

2 senses of carnal

Sense 1
animal (prenominal), carnal, fleshly, sensual -- (marked by the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice")
       => physical (vs. mental) -- (involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance")

Sense 2
carnal -- (of or relating to the body or flesh; "carnal remains")

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