in-corporeality

incorporeal

[in-kawr-pawr-ee-uhl, -pohr-]
adjective
1.
not corporeal or material; insubstantial.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of nonmaterial beings.
3.
Law. without material existence but existing in contemplation of law, as a franchise.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin incorpore(us) + -al1. See in-3, corporeal

incorporeality, noun
incorporeally, adverb


1. bodiless, spiritual, immaterial.
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incorporeal (ˌɪnkɔːˈpɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  without material form, body, or substance
2.  spiritual or metaphysical
3.  law having no material existence but existing by reason of its annexation of something material, such as an easement, touchline, copyright, etc: an incorporeal hereditament
 
incor'poreally
 
adv
 
incorporeity
 
n
 
incorpore'ality
 
n

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incorporeal
1532, from L. incorporeus "without body," from in- "not" + corpus (gen. corporis) "body" (see corporal).
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