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Definition of "incorporeal" [in•cor•po•re•al]

  • Lacking material form or substance. See Synonyms at immaterial. (adjective)
  • Law Of or relating to property or an asset that does not have value in material form, as a right or patent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incorporeal" in a sentence
  • "Nor does it follow from hence that spirits are nothing: for they have dimensions and are therefore really bodies; though that name in common speech be given to such bodies only as are visible or palpable; that is, that have some degree of opacity: but for spirits, they call them incorporeal, which is a name of more honour, and may therefore with more piety be attributed to God"
  • "In all which there is no colour at all for the burning of incorporeal, that is to say, impatible souls."
  • "Furthermore, More attempted to answer materialists like Thomas Hobbes whom he perceived as an atheist on account of his dismissal of the idea of incorporeal substance as non-sensical."