incorporeal

Something that has no material form or physical substance can be described as incorporeal. If you believe in spirits or ghosts that can't be touched or seen but only felt, then you believe in the incorporeal.

Incorporeal comes from a combination of the Latin root words in- meaning "not" and corpus meaning "body." Combined they form incorporeus, meaning "without body," which is precisely what something incorporeal is. A haunted house is plagued by incorporeal, or immaterial spirits. You don't see them, but they are there, rattling windows, slamming doors, scaring the living daylights out of you.

Definitions of incorporeal
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adj without material form or substance

“an incorporeal spirit”
Synonyms:
immaterial
unbodied
having no body
bodiless, discorporate, disembodied, unbodied, unembodied
not having a material body
spiritual
lacking material body or form or substance
Antonyms:
corporeal, material
having material or physical form or substance
bodied
having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination
bodily
having or relating to a physical material body
bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate
possessing or existing in bodily form
reincarnate
having a new body
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