[ dis-em-bod-ee ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛmˈbɒd i /
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verb (used with object), dis·em·bod·ied, dis·em·bod·y·ing.
to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disembodydis·em·bod·i·ment, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH disembodydisembodied , disemboweled, dismembered
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How to use disembody in a sentence
The realization of abstractions was not the embodiment of a word, but the gradual disembodiment of a Fetish.August Comte and Positivism|John-Stuart Mill
This great labor was inaugurated by the Savior during the brief period of His disembodiment.
The unrepentant state is a disorder of the spirit, and, following disembodiment, the spirit will still be afflicted therewith.
Assuredly we shall not be equal after death, either in the intermediate state of disembodiment or beyond the resurrection.
She could not wash her face soft with tears, and she felt no reaching out towards disembodiment.Old Kaskaskia|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
British Dictionary definitions for disembody
/ (ˌdɪsɪmˈbɒdɪ) /
verb -bodies, -bodying or -bodied
(tr) to free from the body or from physical form
Derived forms of disembodydisembodiment, noun
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