Definition of Physical body
1. Noun. Alternative names for the body of a human being. "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
Group relationships: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Generic synonyms: Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure
Specialized synonyms: Person, Juvenile Body, Adult Body, Male Body, Female Body
Derivative terms: Anatomic, Anatomical, Anatomist
Lexicographical Neighbors of Physical Body
Literary usage of Physical body
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1913)
"Upon the severance of this form from its physical body, death results ... This plastic form body of the physical body is the physical ghost of a living man. ..."
2. Man and His Bodies by Annie Wood Besant (1896)
"THE physical body. Under the term physical body must be included the two lower ... Another reason for classing these two principles as our physical body or ..."
3. Hatha Yoga; Or, The Yogi Philosophy of Physical Well-being: With Numerous by William Walker Atkinson (1904)
"In fact one whole branch of the Yogi teachings, Hatha Yoga, is devoted to this care of the physical body, and goes into considerable detail regarding the ..."
4. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1910)
"Inferentially they seemed to know that something affected the physical body, but they seemed to have no such direct knowledge of it as they seemed to have ..."
5. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1909)
"My physical body is not less matter than the physical body of the oyster, but it has far more extended capacities, even without taking the etheric body into ..."
6. Future Life in the Light of Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science by Louis Lucien Baclé (1906)
"Character of the Astral Body determined by the Life led in the physical body. — Need of Repeated Reincarnations. — The Five Invisible Bodies distinguished ..."