incorporeality

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incorporeality (uncountable)

  1. The state or characteristic of being incorporeal.
    • 1870, Lysander Spooner, No Treason, Number 6, page 15:
      The tax payer does not know, and has no means of knowing, who the particular individuals are who compose "the government." To him "the government" is a myth, an abstraction, an incorporeality, with which he can make no contract, and to which he can give no consent, and make no pledge.
    • 2003, James Porter Moreland and William Lane Craig, Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview, ISBN 9780830826940, p. 507:
      God's immateriality entails the divine attribute of incorporeality, that God is neither a body nor embodied.

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