bodi·​less ˈbä-di-ləs How to pronounce bodiless (audio)
: having no body

Examples of bodiless in a Sentence

ghosts are supposed to be bodiless
Recent Examples on the Web That the bodiless voice of Captain Kafetzis was now coming to me live from above my proprietary Cashmere mattress indicated the obvious seriousness of what had happened in the night. Lauren Oyler, Harper’s Magazine , 10 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bodiless was in the 14th century

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“Bodiless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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bodi·​less ˈbäd-i-ləs How to pronounce bodiless (audio)
: having no body : incorporeal

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