unbodied

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ bodied

Adjective[edit]

unbodied (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) disembodied; without a body; separated from the body
    • 1802, William Priest, Travels in the United States of America[1]:
      Immediately the unbodied souls of my ancestors appeared before me.
    • 1864, George MacDonald, A Hidden Life and Other Poems[2]:
      Thou who didst come unbodied and alone, Ere yet the sun was set his rule to keep, Or ever the moon shone, Or e'er the wandering star-flocks forth were driven!
    • 1917, Charles S. Brooks, There's Pippins And Cheese To Come[3]:
      Their unbodied heads, wherever they may be, are still smiling on the world, despite their divorcement.