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.
the fog a bleared lens is a mirror an inward looking glass returning gray for green for glance and gaze blank stares one's very image morphed in its mute whites rephrased a lemma not the thing itself unembodied for an interval of hours out of that cloud of almost recovered unknowing an alphabet of silhouettes a lexicon made legible a stroke a branch a bramble calligraphs of other houses a ladder leant against a wall not only what's closest a stake at the property line and like memory behind the tipped bent upright stalks a sort of sunlight
Indeed, that the soul is separate from the body means that the soul can exist unembodied, and this can happen in two ways: (SEP1) when the soul is separate from the body through death and (SEP1') when the soul is separate from the body through philosophical activity.
While our focus has been on autonomous vehicle control, GR can be a foundation for (unembodied) proactive decision aids in collaborative decision-making contexts.
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." I have also been concerned to show that a study of poetic imagination turns out to be a form of theology; that in seeking to understand how multiple meanings come to be "bodied forth" in finite poems which "grow to something of great constancy" we discover a new understanding of the prime embodiment of all meaning which is the Incarnation.
A third category consisted of messages with content emanated from some "unembodied intelligence of unknown type," conventionally known as "guides" or "guardians." A fourth category involved messages with content ostensibly derived from the mind of the surviving personality from whom the communication was claimed to come.