Existent vs Fleshly - What's the difference?

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Existent is a related term of fleshly.


As adjectives the difference between existent and fleshly

is that existent is existing; having life or being, current; occurring now while fleshly is corporeal or bodily.

As a noun existent

is (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently.

As an adverb fleshly is

(obsolete) carnally; sexually.

existent

English

Adjective

(-)
  • existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
  • Synonyms

    * existing

    Antonyms

    * nonexistent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
  • ----

    fleshly

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • corporeal or bodily
  • * Denham
  • Fleshly bondage.
  • sensual; carnal; lascivious
  • * Bible, 1 Peter ii. 11
  • Abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.
  • worldly
  • * Bible, 2 Corinthians i. 12
  • Fleshly wisdom.
  • (obsolete) animal; not vegetable
  • (Dryden)

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (obsolete) Carnally; sexually.
  • *:
  • *:Syr said Launcelot ye saye that that good kny?t is my sone That ou?test thow to knowe and no man better said the good man / For thow knewest the doughter of kyng Pelles flesshely / and on her thow begattest Galahad / And that was he that at the feest of Pentecost satte in the sege peryllous