un·​material | \ "+ \

Definition of unmaterial

: immaterial, insubstantial their … almost unmaterial structure— Simon Newcomb

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First Known Use of unmaterial

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unmaterial

Middle English unmateriall, from un- entry 1 + materiel, material, materiall material

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“Unmaterial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmaterial. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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