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carnal (adj) (of pleasures) related to the body or to the flesh.

Usually used as part of the phrases, carnal pleasures, carnal desires, etc., carnal means, of the body or of the flesh. Carnal pleasures are pleasures of sex which most human beings never lose the chance of enjoying. Indulging in good life and the tendency to enjoy sexual pleasures are examples of carnal pleasures. Carnal desires are a person's desire for sexual pleasures. The word, 'carnal,' is used usually in religious language, when preachers preach temperance.

  • Films cash in on the appeal which scenes of men and women indulging in carnal pleasures, and the sexy postures of men and women, have for the viewers.
  • The dating sites and the adult sites on the internet are very popular because they seek to satisfy, at least to some extent, the carnal desires of the viewers, though vicariously.
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