Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having no body or form; incorporeal.
  • adjective Being disembodied.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no material body; incorporeal.
  • Freed from the body; disembodied.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic disembodied; without a body; separated from the body

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not having a material body
  • adjective having no body

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Examples

  • Here again the icon serves to limn the artifice of time, drawing to this one still point a broad synaxis of the blessed, including some whose souls unbodied have preceded her to Paradise.

    Scott Cairns: The Dormition of the Mother of God

  • More slowly than otherwise, this long sighing inscription offers the deathless poet, unbodied, to the realm of immortality, where some may feel his power as much "as we" ... as we did, as we do.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Here again the icon serves to limn the artifice of time, drawing to this one still point a broad synaxis of the blessed, including some whose souls unbodied have preceded her to Paradise.

    Scott Cairns: The Dormition of the Mother of God

  • Then we were out over open earth, bone brown and deep in shadow, and we hung in the soft air, balanced in some unbodied lull, with a measure of creation spilling past.

    Underworld

  • Save breath of one unsouled, unbodied, could he see.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then we were out over open earth, bone brown and deep in shadow, and we hung in the soft air, balanced in some unbodied lull, with a measure of creation spilling past.

    Underworld

  • Then we were out over open earth, bone brown and deep in shadow, and we hung in the soft air, balanced in some unbodied lull, with a measure of creation spilling past.

    Underworld

  • My plans for Hamish had been vaguely incorporeal: I had imagined him following me around, unbodied, free of want, but as soon as we arrived Lisa had placed him implacably under her own jurisdiction, like an empire appropriating a small, suitable colony. — from In the Fold, by Rachel Cusk (Little, Brown)

    A Close Read

  • My plans for Hamish had been vaguely incorporeal: I had imagined him following me around, unbodied, free of want, but as soon as we arrived Lisa had placed him implacably under her own jurisdiction, like an empire appropriating a small, suitable colony. — from In the Fold, by Rachel Cusk (Little, Brown)

    A Close Read

  • He probably just associates the Spectre in his unbodied state with his original host.

    Week 27: Midnight in the Garden of Forking Paths

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