disembodied spirit

NOUN
  1. any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
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  • At all events he recognizes the possibility of conscious receptivity in disembodied spirits. caught up -- (Ac 8: 39). to the third heaven -- even to, &c. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • They claimed that disembodied spirits can wander in and out of the minds of the living as easily as a tramp can walk into a house with its doors and windows open.
  • The nearer they brought him to a disembodied spirit by meagre diet, the holier should be his prayers in their behalf. The Cloister and the Hearth
  • When Laura plays the piano, her adorer stands there, one moment an exanimate statue, the next a disembodied spirit.
  • If we conclude that the ascription of sensations and feelings to a disembodied spirit does not make sense, it does not obviously follow, as you might think, that we must deny the possibility of disembodied spirits altogether.
  • Let us suppose that you or I, brethren, should become a free and disembodied spirit.
  • Reason reasserting itself, he has given up the idea of disembodied spirits, convinced that the two figures coming forward are real flesh and blood; the same whose blood he assisted in spilling, and whose flesh he lately believed to be decaying in the obscurity of a cave. The Lone Ranche
  • A ghost is an alleged disembodied spirit of a dead persons.
  • I think the Greeks found something ominous or uncanny, something not to be lightly spoken of, in that all but disembodied spirit which we call a butterfly, and they called by the name of ψυχη {psychê}, the Soul. The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield
  • And there I lie one time upon the strand, another in the salt sea's surge, drifting ever up and down upon the billows, unwept, unburied; but now am I hovering o'er the head of my dear mother Hecuba, a disembodied spirit, keeping my airy station these three days, ever since my poor mother came from Troy to linger here in Hecuba
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