intangibleness


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in·tan·gi·ble

 (ĭn-tăn′jə-bəl)
adj.
1. Incapable of being perceived by the senses.
2. Incapable of being realized or defined.
3. Incorporeal.
n.
1. Something intangible: The athlete owed his success not only to strength and speed but also to intangibles such as perseverance and dedication.
2. often intangibles
a. An asset that cannot be perceived by the senses, such as intellectual property or goodwill.
b. Law Incorporeal property such as bank deposits, stocks, bonds, and promissory notes: a state tax on intangibles.

in·tan′gi·bil′i·ty, in·tan′gi·ble·ness n.
in·tan′gi·bly adv.
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Noun1.intangibleness - the quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
incorporeality, immateriality - the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
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