Incorporeal


Incorporeal
Incorporeal In`cor*po"re*al, a. [Pref. in- not + corporeal: cf. L. incorporeus. Cf. {Incorporal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial. [1913 Webster]

Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller forms Reduced their shapes immense. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Sense and perception must necessarily proceed from some incorporeal substance within us. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable of actual visible seizin or possession; not being an object of sense; intangible; -- opposed to {corporeal}. [1913 Webster]

{Incorporeal hereditament}. See under {Hereditament}.

Syn: Immaterial; unsubstantial; bodiless; spiritual. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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