incorporeal

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

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 (such as bonds or patents) which has no intrinsic value

incorporeally

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Examples of incorporeal in a Sentence

  1. ghosts are supposed to be incorporeal

Origin and Etymology of incorporeal

Middle English incorporealle, from Anglo-French incorporel, from Latin incorporeus, from in- + corporeus corporeal


INCORPOREAL Defined for English Language Learners

incorporeal

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adjective

Definition of incorporeal for English Language Learners

  • : having no physical body or form


Law Dictionary

incorporeal

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adjective in·cor·po·re·al \ ˌin-kȯr-ˈpōr-ē-əl \

legal Definition of incorporeal

:not tangible :having no material body or form
  • incorporeal hereditaments
  • an incorporeal right
— compare corporeal


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