incorporeal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪŋkɔː(ɹ)ˈpɔːɹiəl/
Adjective

incorporeal

  1. Having no material form or physical substance.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 1”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller forms / Reduced their shapes immense.
    • Sense and perception must necessarily proceed from some incorporeal substance within us.
  2. (legal) Relating to an asset that does not have a material form; such as a patent.
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