out-of-body

adjective
\ ˌau̇t-ə(v)-ˈbä-dē How to pronounce out-of-body (audio) \

Definition of out-of-body

: relating to or involving a feeling of separation from one's body and of being able to view oneself and others from an external perspective an out-of-body experience

First Known Use of out-of-body

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Out-of-body.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-body. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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out-of-body

adjective
\ ˌau̇t-ə(v)-ˌbäd-ē How to pronounce out-of-body (audio) \

Medical Definition of out-of-body

: relating to or involving a feeling of separation from one's body and of being able to view oneself and others from an external perspective an out-of-body experience

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