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Meaning of INCORPOREAL

Pronunciation:  `inkor'powreeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
 

INCORPOREAL is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: bodiless, discorporate, disembodied, immaterial, spiritual, unbodied, unembodied
 
 Antonyms: corporeal, material
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`cor*po"re*al\, a. [Pref. in- not + corporeal:
cf. L. incorporeus. Cf. {Incorporal}.]
1. Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not
   consisting of matter; immaterial.

         Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller forms Reduced
         their shapes immense.                 --Milton.

         Sense and perception must necessarily proceed from
         some incorporeal substance within us. --Bentley.

2. (Law) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable
   of actual visible seizin or possession; not being an
   object of sense; intangible; -- opposed to {corporeal}.

{Incorporeal hereditament}. See under {Hereditament}.

Syn: Immaterial; unsubstantial; bodiless; spiritual.

 
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