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incorporeal

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adjective in·cor·po·re·al \ˌin-(ˌ)kȯr-ˈpȯr-ē-əl\

Simple Definition of incorporeal

  • : having no physical body or form

Full Definition of incorporeal

  1. 1 :  not corporeal :  having no material body or form

  2. 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 play \-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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