- Having no material form or physical substance.
- 1667, John Milton, “Book 1”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: […] [Samuel Simmons], […], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554:
- Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller forms / Reduced their shapes immense.
- 1692, Richard Bentley, [A Confutation of Atheism] (please specify the sermon), London: [Thomas Parkhurst; Henry Mortlock], published 1692–1693:
- Sense and perception must necessarily proceed from some incorporeal substance within us.
- (law) Relating to an asset that does not have a material form; such as a patent.
having no material form or physical substance