incorporeal incorporeal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without material form or substance

Usage(s):

  1. Resale rates may go up, but buying homes which have been in foreclosure for months is an incorporeal piece of information.
  2. Resale rates may go up, but buying homes which have been in foreclosure for months is an incorporeal piece of information.
  3. Basically, angels are incorporeal spirits created by God to worship him and carry out his will.

News

  • How to talk to Siri the right way

    Siri is best when you take advantage of her iOS-integration features, like setting reminders and sending text messages. (Credit: Apple) Siri has been a controversial figure (incorporeal though she may be) since she made her debut nearly two years ago, adding much-needed voice-powered automation to iOS but sparking controversy over her limited capabilities and problems recognizing accents. In ...
    on August 21, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. Explaining how prophets were able to see ahead in this way, Mary Baker Eddy, who founded Christian Science, wrote, "The ancient prophets gained their foresight from a spiritual, incorporeal standpoint, not by foreshadowing evil and mistaking fact...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Mary Baker Eddy Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. In his book On Holy Images, John explains that the coming of God as man accounts for a new divine law on images: "Of old, God the incorporeal and uncircumscribed was never depicted. Now, however, when God is seen clothed in flesh, and conversing...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: John of Damascus Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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