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- simple past tense and past participle of
- Having no material body, immaterial; incorporeal or insubstantial.
1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter 8:
- You'd have thought that this Wickham would have learned at her mother's knee that the last thing a fellow in a highly nervous condition wants, when he's searching someone's room, is a disembodied voice in his immediate ear asking him how he's getting on. The upshot, I need scarcely say, was that I came down like a sack of coals.