But instead they found the intangible benefits of connection to be greater than the physical comforts of running water.
I was just working on an essay where I was talking about the intangible value of darkness.
By Nightfall impresses a sense of mourning for the intangible, somehow linking it back to those twin Keatsian themes.
The main point of those changes is to take better account of the economic value of ideas and intangible assets.
Does coming to terms with the past require the destruction of its effects, tangible or intangible?
Everything was indefinite, blurred, intangible and incomprehensible!
The intangible monster of a misunderstanding had crept between them.
So far concerning the ascertainment of truth alone, in intangible regions of inquiry.
The obvious dead, the intangible alive, and no connection at all between them!
The intangible and manifest, such as form, can as reasonably be credited with qualities as the tangible and material.
1630s, "incapable of being touched," from French intangible (c.1500) or directly from Medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched" (see tangible). Figurative sense of "that cannot be grasped by the mind" is from 1880. Noun meaning "anything intangible" is from 1914. Related: Intangibly.