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in·cor·po·re·al

incorporeal

 
 
pronunciation:
In kor po ri l
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without material being; bodiless; insubstantial.
He did not believe in ghosts or any other incorporeal beings.
antonyms:
corporeal
similar words:
spiritual, supernatural
Word Combinations  About this feature
adverb + (adj.)incorporeal again, completely, eternally, palpably, strangely, yet
(adj.)incorporeal + noun automata, automation, being, center, community, deity, demon, existence, force, idea, light, mind, mobile, nakedness, openness, property, silhouette, spirit, substance, superior, whiteness, zeal  [See all][See only the most frequent]
derivations: incorporeally (adv.), incorporeality (n.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word incorporeal contains the following parts:
in-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix in-2 occurs in Latin loanwords and attaches to Latinate bases. The bases of most words prefixed with in-2 are independent adjectives (inadvertent , incognizant ), although the base adjective may no longer be in widespread use (as with incessant ). Exceptions include iniquitous and indignant . -in2 has multiple forms, as the 'n' sound in in-2 assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms ig-, il-2, im-2, and ir-2.
corp, corpo, corpor, corpus Latin root that means body