corporeity[kôr′pə rē′ə tē]
- material or bodily substance
Origin of corporeityMedieval Latin corporeitas ; from Classical Latin corporeus
The state of being material or corporeal; physical existence.
- (uncountable) The quality or fact of having a physical or material body.
- 2003: Determining what was unique about living beings, he postulated the ‘corporeity’ of a soul [...], common to beast and man alike. — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 56)
- A body, a physical substance.