discorporate


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discorporate

(dɪsˈkɔːpərɪt)
adj
1. obsolete deprived of corporation
2. not part of a corporation
vb (tr)
3. to deprive (a corporate body) of corporation
4. to separate (a corporate body) from corporation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discorporate - not having a material bodydiscorporate - not having a material body; "bodiless ghosts"
incorporeal, immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
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The "unincorporated" from the title of the book is a provocative and useful choice echoing Hamlet: to be not incorporated is to not be combined, to be in parts; it evokes the word discorporate which is to not have a body, to "not be" or to die.
It's safe, it's cheap and it's semireliable, if, like Whitley, one uses the methods developed at the Monroe Institute in West Virginia, where Whitley went to learn methods for entering a "mind awake/body asleep" state that allows the wakeful sleeper to shuffle off this mortal coil and visit friends in a discorporate but not imperceptible condition.