incorporeal
in·cor·po·re·al /ˌin-kȯr-'pōr-ē-əl/ adj: not tangible: having no material body or form
incorporeal hereditaments
an incorporeal right compare corporeal

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

incorporeal
I adjective asomatous, bodiless, ethereal, immaterial, immateriate, impalpable, incorporal, intangible, nonphysical, not of material nature, spiritual, unbodied, unembodied, unfleshly, unsubstantial, unworldly, without body, without substance associated concepts: incorporeal chattels, incorporeal hereditament foreign phrases:
- Haereditas, alia corporal Is, alia incorporalis; corporalis est, quae tan gl potest et videri; incorporalis quae tangi non potest nee videri. — An inheritance is either corporeal or incorporeal, corporeal is that which can be touched and seen, incorporeal is that which can neither be touched nor seen.
II index immaterial, impalpable, insubstantial, intangible

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


incorporeal
adj.
Having no physical or material existence; intangible.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


incorporeal
that which has no corpus, or body, so cannot be touched.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


incorporeal
A thing that is not physical, such as a right. Also called intangible. Compare: corporeal
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


incorporeal
adj. Having no tangible existence.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


incorporeal
Lacking a physical or material nature but relating to or affecting a body.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


incorporeal
Lacking a physical or material nature but relating to or affecting a body.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

incorporeal
adj.
   referring to a thing which is not physical, such as a right. This is distinguished from tangible.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Incorporeal — In cor*po re*al, a. [Pref. in not + corporeal: cf. L. incorporeus. Cf. {Incorporal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial. [1913 Webster] Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incorporeal — (adj.) 1530s, with AL (Cf. al) (1) and L. incorporeus without body, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + corpus (gen. corporis) body (see CORPORAL (Cf. corporal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • incorporeal — *immaterial, spiritual Antonyms: corporeal Contrasted words: *material, physical, sensible, objective …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • incorporeal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not composed of matter; having no material existence …   English terms dictionary

  • incorporeal — [in΄kôr pôr′ē əl] adj. [L incorporeus (see INCORPOREITY) + AL] 1. not consisting of matter; without material body or substance 2. of spirits or angels 3. Law without physical existence in itself but belonging as a right to a material thing or… …   English World dictionary

  • incorporeal —    by Tamsin Lorraine   In The Logic of Sense, Deleuze characterises the distinction made by the Stoics between mixtures of bodies or states of affairs and incorporeal entities that frolic on the surface of occurrences (D 1990: 5). According to… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • incorporeal —    by Tamsin Lorraine   In The Logic of Sense, Deleuze characterises the distinction made by the Stoics between mixtures of bodies or states of affairs and incorporeal entities that frolic on the surface of occurrences (D 1990: 5). According to… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • incorporeal — Synonyms and related words: Masan, airy, apparition, appearance, asomatous, astral, astral spirit, banshee, bodiless, control, decarnate, decarnated, departed spirit, discarnate, disembodied, disembodied spirit, duppy, dybbuk, ectoplasmic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incorporeal — in|cor|po|re|al [ˌınko:ˈpo:riəl US ko:r ] adj formal not existing in any physical form ▪ Plato demonstrated the incorporeal nature of the soul …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • incorporeal — adjective Etymology: Middle English incorporealle, from Anglo French incorporel, from Latin incorporeus, from in + corporeus corporeal Date: 15th century 1. not corporeal ; having no material body or form 2. of, relating to, or constituting a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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