Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun corporal

1 sense of corporal

Sense 1
corporal -- (a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines)
       => noncommissioned officer, noncom, enlisted officer -- (a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel)

Antonyms of adj corporal

2 senses of corporal

Sense 1
bodily, corporal, corporeal, somatic -- (affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness")

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")

Sense 2
bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate -- (possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term")

INDIRECT (VIA corporeal) -> incorporeal, immaterial -- (without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit")

Similarity of adj corporal

2 senses of corporal

Sense 1
bodily, corporal, corporeal, somatic -- (affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness")
       => 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
bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate -- (possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term")
       => corporeal (vs. incorporeal), material -- (having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett)

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