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discarnate

[dis-kahr-nit, -neyt]
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adjective
  1. without a physical body; incorporeal.
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Origin of discarnate

1655–65; dis1 + -carnate, as in incarnate
Related formsdis·car·na·tion, noun
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Related Words

mysticalspiritualabstractesotericphilosophicalsupernaturalabstrusetheoreticaldivinemetaphysicalsacredghostlyintangibleholydevotionalincorporealnonmaterialdeepdifficulteternal

Examples from the Web for discarnate

Historical Examples

  • After that superb test, why didn't he frankly say the discarnate had been proved?

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • How does it happen that some souls are in a body, while others are discarnate?

  • And that is the only sort of effort a discarnate individuality can exert.

    Last Enemy

    Henry Beam Piper

  • The phantasmogenetic centre may thus, in my view, be equally well produced by an incarnate or by a discarnate spirit.

  • There is in such a case no apparent communication between the discarnate mind and the mind of the automatist.