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Physical body   /fˈɪzɪkəl bˈɑdi/   Listen
Physical body

Alternative names for the body of a human being.  Synonyms: anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physique, shape, soma.  "He has a strong physique" , "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

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"Physical body" Quotes from Famous Books

... not be forgotten." said the speaker in one part of his address, "that the mind can be ruined by lack of vigorous exercise. In the physical body the stomach would become weak and sickly were it not compelled, quite frequently, to digest strong foods or a great variety of them. So also the mind, in order to reach its true development, needs a wide variety ...
— Mr. World and Miss Church-Member • W. S. Harris

... as those given above we might think that certain of the Egyptians expected a resurrection of the physical body, and the mention of the various members of the body seems to make this view certain. But the body of which the incorruption and immortality are so strongly declared is the S[A]HU; or spiritual body, that sprang into existence out of the physical body, which had become transformed ...
— Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life • E. A. Wallis Budge

... would say, 'Come to Me, and believe on Me, for that is what I mean by eating My flesh and drinking My blood; He that cometh to Me shall never hunger, and he that believeth on Me shall never thirst. As by eating bread and drinking wine your physical body is sustained, so by believing that My body was broken for you on the accursed tree, and that My blood was shed for you, will your spiritual life be sustained; and I enjoin you to meet together occasionally to break bread and to drink wine in remembrance ...
— The Last Look - A Tale of the Spanish Inquisition • W.H.G. Kingston

... his best unless his health is hearty. No wonder we often hear of a host or hostess being unwell after a big function. Their feelings on the morning after are often the reverse of "good-will to men", and the cause is not a lowered moral heartiness but a weakened physical body through breathing too much air exhaled from other people's lungs. When man understands, he will make "good health" a ...
— America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat • Wu Tingfang

... character-forming that millions of souls pass on from this sphere of life to the spirit world so lacking in individuality that they have no more power for any expression of themselves upon that plane of being than they had when they were living here. Not as much, in fact, for the physical body and brain have always some possible function and use while they hold their relationship to the world of material life, which function and use are laid aside when they are put through the sifting process of physical death, ...
— Insights and Heresies Pertaining to the Evolution of the Soul • Anna Bishop Scofield

... functions of the physical body and 125:1 of the physical world will change as mortal mind changes its beliefs. What is now considered the best condition 125:3 for organic and functional health in the human body may no longer be found indispensable ...
— Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures • Mary Baker Eddy

... The physical body of man, from the time of its inception till the close of its career, passes through all the varied stages of animal life—the germ, the cell, and the changes that these are subject to in animal existence—that is, being the highest ...
— The Evolution of Dodd • William Hawley Smith

... learned that material life simply amounts to functioning in an Effect world. The Cause world is the Reality which is invisible to all while hampered with a physical body; that all forms of matter are but the manifestation of the same ultimate Essence; that this Essence is but a Divine Impulse—a thrust, as it were, in the Ether. That although we observe with our sensory organs ...
— The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants - A Psychic Revelation • Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon

... man's social self, that is, his consciousness of himself as set over against all the other individuals with whom he comes in contact, develops as his relations with other people grow more complex and various. A man's self, apart from his mere physical body, consists in his peculiar organization of instincts and habits. In common language this constitutes his personality or character. We can infer from it what he will, as we say, characteristically do in any given situation. And a ...
— Human Traits and their Social Significance • Irwin Edman

Words linked to "Physical body" :   individual, homo, someone, juvenile body, organic structure, adult body, person, male body, human being, soul, man, somebody, physical structure, body, human, female body, mortal

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