disembodied disembodied  /dɪs ɪ ˈbɑ did/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not having a material body
  2. (v) free from a body or physical form or reality

Usage(s):

  1. The disembodied voice was chilling in its rage.
  2. Yet it's conceivable that consciousness will survive, perhaps in the form of a disembodied digital intelligence.
  3. My previous work, as you may know, was as a disembodied head in Futurama.

News

  1. Four New Ads From Apple Show The Company Going Through A Thrilling Change In Direction

    For years, Apple's advertising has almost been a parody of itself. A product appears on a white screen. A disembodied finger starts tapping and swiping its way through the device's features. A self-satisfied voice — often actor Peter Coyote — proclaims the experience "magical."
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. 'The Killing' recap: Dips & Guilt Trips

    After discovering Kallie was the latest star in the local sex tape racket, Holder and Linden called in Bullet to watch in hopes that she might have some ideas. She flinched when they asked her to confirm whether Goldie was the disembodied voice.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. Ghost hunters spend evening touring Potosi haunts

    POTOSI – If you’ve ever wanted to find a disembodied spirit hanging out in Southeast Missouri, it appears that in the city of Potosi you might stand more than a ghost of a chance.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Park Hills Daily Journal

Quotes

  1. "I am merely a disembodied voice. Those who once stood by me have disappeared into the darkness," the 45-year-old Nasreen wrote in an article to be published in Saturday's edition of Le Monde newspaper.
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Taslima Nasreen Source: AFP

  2. "We don't have a television at home. We never had it. So we don't miss it. It's like being vegetarian. You don't know what meat tastes like. No TV at home is to protect my family and me from an overdose of disembodied images. And you must not forget...
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Rajat Kapoor Source: Sify

  3. But Ferguson sees what they mean: "A better expression of human deracination than these disembodied obiter dicta would be rather hard to imagine . . ."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Niall Ferguson Source: New Statesman

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