bodily property

Definitions of bodily property
  1. noun
    an attribute of the body
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    the bodily attribute of being bipedal; having two feet
    dominance, laterality
    superior development of one side of the body
    body-build, build, habitus, physique
    constitution of the human body
    avoirdupois, blubber, fat, fatness
    excess bodily weight
    leanness, spareness, thinness
    the property of having little body fat
    height, stature
    (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    bearing, carriage, posture
    characteristic way of bearing one's body
    processes and functions of an organism
    physiological property
    a property having to do with the functioning of the body
    attitude, position, posture
    the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    order arms
    a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command
    a tall and thin physique
    dumpiness, squattiness
    a short and stout physique
    body type, somatotype
    a category of physique
    adiposeness, adiposity, fattiness
    having the property of containing fat
    abdominousness, paunchiness
    the bodily property of a protruding belly
    greasiness, oiliness, oleaginousness
    consisting of or covered with oil
    corpulency, fleshiness, obesity
    more than average fatness
    an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks
    scrawniness, skinniness
    the bodily property of lacking flesh
    boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration
    extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
    slenderness, slightness, slimness
    the property of an attractively thin person
    the property of being taller than average stature
    the property of being shorter than average stature
    manner of walking, walk
    manner of walking
    a stooping carriage in standing and walking
    beautiful carriage
    awkwardness, clumsiness
    the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
    aliveness, animateness, liveness
    the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life
    inanimateness, lifelessness
    not having life
    gender, sex, sexuality
    the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    asexuality, sexlessness
    having no evident sex or sex organs
    the property of being lean and tough and sinewy
    ballet position
    classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet
    a reclining position (as in a bed)
    the position of being turned outward
    lithotomy position
    a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination
    lotus position
    a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga
    missionary position
    a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples
    a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
    (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal
    abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
    (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)
    a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
    sprawl, sprawling
    an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    standing posture
    (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
    a particular way of positioning or arranging one’s body
    a position, as in gymnastics or diving, in which the legs are straight while the body is bent forward at the waist and the hands touch the feet or hold the calves
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    a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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