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unembodied Line breaks: un|em¦bodied
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪmˈbɒdɪd/

Definition of unembodied in English:


(Of an idea, quality, or feeling) not having a tangible or visible form: claims to knowledge of an unembodied consciousness divine and unembodied power
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  • He presents the bacterial flagellum as the premier example of a biological system that must have been actualized by the form-conferring action of an unembodied intelligent agent.
  • Sometimes an idea, instead of springing forcibly into life and dying unembodied, dawns gradually.
  • About 100 new channeled works are published each year and it is unlikely that the true and full intent of either the unembodied entity or the channeler are expressed in the copyright notice.

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