[in-kawr-pawr-ee-uh l, -pohr-]
- not corporeal or material; insubstantial.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of nonmaterial beings.
- Law. without material existence but existing in contemplation of law, as a franchise.
Origin of incorporeal
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1. bodiless, spiritual, immaterial.
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Examples from the Web for incorporeality
Thus from the existence of God follow his unity and incorporeality.
Other predicates of God are perception, will, unity, incorporeality and eternity.
A person is not an unbeliever for not being able to prove the incorporeality of God.
Incorporeality of soul proved by priority of actualization, iv.
Penetration of body by soul proves the latter's incorporeality, iv.
- without material form, body, or substance
- spiritual or metaphysical
- law having no material existence but existing by reason of its annexation of something material, such as an easement, touchline, copyright, etcan incorporeal hereditament
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Word Origin and History for incorporeality
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