bodiless bodiless

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not having a material body
  2. (adj) having no trunk or main part

Usage(s):

  1. The figures are as bodiless as shadows stopped upon a screen; they gesture with puppetlike stiffness.
  2. Visually, the audience becomes ghostly to itself, a spectral collection of selves in limbo, seemingly bodiless.
  3. According to medieval Jewish scholars, there are 301,655,722 angelsthe bodiless spirits who stand midway in the chain of being between God and man.

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  • "Music is transparent and bodiless and evanescent," Mr. Balliett wrote in defense of his approach; he pointed out, on more than one occasion, that jazz improvisation itself cannot be perfectly notated anyway.
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Whitney Balliett Source: New York Times

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