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- adv. In an immaterial manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an immaterial manner; without matter or corporeal substance.
- adv. In an unimportant manner or degree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not corporeally.
- Unimportantly; not necessarily or essentially.
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Edmund Kean was small in stature, though not so "immaterially" built as Lamb is said to have been.
So I think elite has this meaning of people who can live immaterially, who are not burdened by fact, by mortgages certainly.
The dot paintings led to sprayed aluminum discs, five feet across, that jutted out from the wall and seemed to hover immaterially before the viewer.
If she peered from the verandah into the brown-grey water, she thought she saw her three friends floating immaterially below, trussed in mossy ferns.
To know a thing is for its ˜essence™ to exist immaterially in the mind.
Jim turned on his side, pulling an arm with him so that Doyler spooned beside, holding the arm to him, while his eyes closed, surely and immaterially to sink him in sleep.
For example, the identical form or forms had materially (physically) by Bucephalus would be had immaterially (intentionally) by the person perceiving him.
Such, with trifling modifications, were the propositions upon which the artillery of the Army of the Potomac was organized; and this organization finds its highest recommendation in the fact that it remains unchanged, (except very immaterially,) and has been adopted by all other armies in the field.
But as material things can be received by the intellect immaterially, and many things unitedly, so can infinite things be received by the intellect, not after the manner of infinite, but finitely; and thus what are in themselves infinite are, in the intellect of the knower, finite.
This might appear to lighten the perfect cadence too immaterially to exercise so radical an influence upon the value