unbodied

adjective

un·​bod·​ied ˌən-ˈbä-dēd How to pronounce unbodied (audio)
1
: having no body : incorporeal
also : freed from the body
unbodied souls
2

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Example Sentences

ghosts are often depicted as unbodied, yet somehow visible, beings
Recent Examples on the Web Though its name suggests a nootropics concern or a purveyor of networked exercise equipment, Superhuman’s unbodied offering is productivity software for the inbox. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 17 July 2019 Deleuze and Guattari, in Anti-Oedipus, see in it the model of a new kind of reasoning: schizoid, unbodied, and diffuse. Sam Kriss, The Atlantic, 13 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unbodied was in 1513

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“Unbodied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbodied. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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