Meaning of “carnal” in the English Dictionary

"carnal" in British English

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carnaladjective

uk /ˈkɑː.nəl/ us /ˈkɑːr.nəl/ formal

relating to the physical feelings and wants of the body:

carnal desires
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carnality
noun [ U ] uk /kɑːˈnæl.ə.ti/ us /kɑːrˈnæl.ə.t̬i/

(Definition of “carnal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carnal" in American English

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carnaladjective

us /ˈkɑr·nəl/ fml

relating to the physical feelings and desires of the body

(Definition of “carnal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)