Body and Soul


Body noun - The main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts.
Usage example: the body of the novel was quite good, even if the beginning was a bit slow

Soul is a synonym for body in individual topic. In some cases you can use "Soul" instead a noun "Body", when it comes to topics like human being, people, beings.

Nearby Words: bodily, bod, bodied, bodying


Soul noun - A member of the human race.
Usage example: I promise I won't tell another soul

Body is a synonym for soul in person topic. You can use "Body" instead a noun "Soul", if it concerns topics such as individual, people, being, beings.

Nearby Words: soulless, soulful

How words are described

human human body human soul
mortal mortal body mortal soul
old old body old soul
full full body full soul
Other adjectives: normal, complete, dying, original, artificial, true, dead, single, powerful, actual, entire, real, little, black, new, hot, broken, damaged, immortal, giant.

Both words in one sentence

  • The most ancient understanding of the person, inherited from Judaism, is of an individual who is a psycho-somatic whole, a unity of body and soul/spirit/breath.
  • Videogame / The Way Our Souls Are Different: A person's body and soul are not physically connected, but their soul casts a "shadow" which is called the person's "aura".
  • Kingdom Hearts: Nobodies are the remains of a person's body and soul after they lost their heart (which becomes a Heartless), animated by their strong will.
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