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out-of-body

[out-uh v-bod-ee]
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by the dissociative sensation of perceiving oneself from an external vantage point, as though the mind or soul has left the body and is acting on its own: an alleged out-of-body experience.
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Origin of out-of-body

First recorded in 1970–75
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out-of-body

adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or marked by the psychological sensation of perceiving oneself from an external perspective, as though the mind or soul has left the body and is acting of its own volition.
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