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incorporeal

adjective in·cor·po·re·al \ˌin-(ˌ)kr-ˈpr-ē-əl\

: having no physical body or form

Full Definition of INCORPOREAL

1
:  not corporeal :  having no material body or form
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting a right that is based on property (as bonds or patents) which has no intrinsic value
in·cor·po·re·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of INCORPOREAL

  1. <ghosts are supposed to be incorporeal>

Origin of INCORPOREAL

Middle English incorporealle, from Anglo-French incorporel, from Latin incorporeus, from in- + corporeus corporeal
First Known Use: 15th century

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