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unfleshly

[ uhn-flesh-lee ]
/ ʌnˈflɛʃ li /
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adjective
not fleshly; not carnal or corporeal; spiritual.
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Origin of unfleshly

First recorded in 1850–55; un-1 + fleshly

OTHER WORDS FROM unfleshly

un·flesh·li·ness, noun
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How to use unfleshly in a sentence

  • As she entered the drawing-room she came from out of doors, a slender, unfleshly figure, all intellect and idea.

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