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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of disembody.
- adj. Having no material body, immaterial; incorporeal or insubstantial.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Divested of a body; ceased to be corporal; incorporeal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having a material body
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At all events he recognizes the possibility of conscious receptivity in disembodied spirits. caught up -- (Ac 8: 39). to the third heaven -- even to, &c.
It is what referred to as a disembodied voice that is captured on an audio recorder that you cannot physically hear with your ear at the time.
Niall Harrison invited me to the BSFA meeting in London on the 22nd, which turned out to be great fun and not a little bit strange--all those people I had only known as disembodied spirits on the ether turning out to have actual faces and voices Niall, when we first spoke on the phone: "But you're American!"
It is enough if he has provided an account that makes plain the intelligibility of the notion of disembodied survival; the believer in an afterlife can then say, “If not in just this way, then in some other.”
There may still be an objection to this, to the effect that the idea of disembodied survival, even if not logically incoherent, is one we have don't have a sufficient grasp of to allow it to count as a real possibility.
Reason reasserting itself, he has given up the idea of disembodied spirits, convinced that the two figures coming forward are real flesh and blood; the same whose blood he assisted in spilling, and whose flesh he lately believed to be decaying in the obscurity of a cave.
Then there's the idea of disembodied breasts fighting each other ( "My ta-tas could beat up your ta-tas") which not only pointlessly brings up violence (this time woman v. woman or breast v. breast) but seems counterproductive to the idea of breast cancer research.
Character models are bland, and in the first-person perspective from which the game is played, your arms appear to be hovering and disembodied, which is a little scary.
"It's a galley bathroom," calls a disembodied voice from somewhere down the hall.
Of any remarkable thinker, whose writings have excited controversy, he likes to have it said "that his errors are to be deplored." leaving it not too certain what those errors are; he is fond of what may be called disembodied opinions, that float in vapory phrases above all systems of thought or action; he likes an undefined Christianity which opposes itself to nothing in particular, an undefined education of the people, an undefined amelioration of all things: in fact, he likes sound views -- nothing extreme, but something between the excesses of the past and the excesses of the present.
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