bodiless


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bod·i·less

 (bŏd′ē-lĭs)
adj.
Having no body, form, or substance; incorporeal.

bodiless

(ˈbɒdɪlɪs)
adj
having no body or substance; incorporeal or insubstantial

bod•i•less

(ˈbɒd i lɪs, -ɪ lɪs)

adj.
having no body.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bodiless - not having a material bodybodiless - not having a material body; "bodiless ghosts"
incorporeal, immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
2.bodiless - having no trunk or main part; "a bodiless head"
unbodied - having no body

bodiless

adjective
Translations
kroppsløs

bodiless

adjkörperlos
References in classic literature ?
The wanton airs, from the tree-top, Laughingly through the lattice drop -- The bodiless airs, a wizard rout, Flit through thy chamber in and out, And wave the curtain canopy So fitfully -- so fearfully -- Above the closed and fringed lid
Would now the wind but had a body; but all the things that most exasperate and outrage mortal man, all these things are bodiless, but only bodiless as objects, not as agents.
The creature who carried the bodiless head now set its burden upon the ground and the latter immediately crawled toward one of the bodies that was lying near by.
Airy figures, absolutely bodiless ideas, and forms of unsubstantial beauty came and danced before her, imprinting their momentary footsteps on beams of light.
They said it has been agonising period, and that they could not stand the bodiless ending.
The concept of acousmetre, proposed by film theorist Chion, is utilized to illuminate how these films accentuate the non-theatrical visibility of silence and the visibility of mute characters by capturing the interaction between bodiless voices and voiceless bodies (Chion 1999: 221).
The thirteenth Principle speaks of "resurrection," but, judging from The Guide for the Perplexed, that would be a purely mental, bodiless, impersonal state, unlikely to appeal to the ordinary Jew.
dry and bodiless the superficial joy of chips from a vending machine
Court Lady is emphatically bodiless insofar as it is emphatically hollow.
This denouncement can also be seen in that bodies that belong to homophobic characters are ugly or bodiless and generate negative affects.
looks for a goddess, and it is rarely till more than one cloud has melted into bodiless air, that he begins to think that the claims of a young and pretty woman are at least as equal to his own .
First staged in the spring at Stockholm's Moderna Museet, this retrospective--the largest in Spain to date--gathers 101 works spanning seven decades and, as with that eight-legged symbol of motherhood, treads familiar Bourgeois ground: suspended aluminium knotted spirals, patched bodiless heads and, of course, an emotionally charged 'cell'--one of 33 pieces seen here for the first time.