unembodied


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unembodied

(ˌʌnɪmˈbɒdɪd)
adj
1. not having a body; disembodied or without material form
2. not organized into a body (in, for example, an organization)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unembodied - not having a material bodyunembodied - not having a material body; "bodiless ghosts"
incorporeal, immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps it may be that my mind is wrought To a fever* by the moonbeam that hangs o'er, But I will half believe that wild light fraught With more of sovereignty than ancient lore Hath ever told-or is it of a thought The unembodied essence, and no more That with a quickening spell doth o'er us pass As dew of the night-time, o'er the summer grass?
It is pleasant to analyze feelings while they are still only feelings, and unembodied in the social fabric.
I am satisfied that our spirits embodied have a converse with and receive intelligence from the spirits unembodied, and inhabiting the invisible world; and this friendly notice is given for our advantage, if we knew how to make use of it.
That I shall not discuss, and perhaps cannot account for; but certainly they are a proof of the converse of spirits, and a secret communication between those embodied and those unembodied, and such a proof as can never be withstood; of which I shall have occasion to give some remarkable instances in the remainder of my solitary residence in this dismal place.
There is nothing particularly difficult about specifying these cues, but it cannot be done generically, it must be done for each robot (or unembodied intelligent agent) functioning in each context of interest.
Level III has the structure of the 90 degree angle or a 4fold division, which generates a constellation of properties: stasis, distinctness & identity (this- and-not-that), neutralness, insulation, boundaries/form/pattern, and simultaneity-space where time/change is "factored out", and it is ontically definite and objective (such as a concept or class) but is itself unembodied, as an idea or archetype living in the mind.
Still, humans are also capable of learning from externalized sources like books, illustrations, etc containing knowledge that is necessarily unembodied and unsituated.
Jacob toggles through realities: his quotidian existence where he faces the failure of the opening of his latest piece, which was once imbued with all his hopes for artistic success; and the attainment of an unembodied wisdom that shares threads with shamanic paganism, Buddhism, and Christian mysticism (though many traditions flow together in the stream of expanded consciousness Jacob relates).
In particular I have been concerned to demonstrate the essential power of imagination to bridge the gap between immanence and transcendence, to mediate between unembodied "apprehension" and embodied "comprehension.
The new stage shifts the attention from the unity of one's belief or doctrine to the unembodied unity of the ultimate principle unveiled in multiple forms, dimensions or attributes.
tend] to a certain mistrust of the unembodied concept.
Haase (2010) described this as unembodied gender equity.