Discarnate Dis*car"nate, a. [L. dis- + carnatus fleshy, fr. caro, carnis, flesh.] Stripped of flesh. [Obs.] ``Discarnate bones.'' --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

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  • discarnate — index intangible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discarnate — [dis kär′nit] adj. not having a physical body; disembodied; incorporeal …   English World dictionary

  • discarnate — adjective Having no physical body or form. Sho, she muttered, allowing soft, discarnate voices to articulate and move on. Ant: corporeal, incarnate, tangible …   Wiktionary

  • discarnate — adjective Etymology: dis + carnate (as in incarnate) Date: 1895 having no physical body ; incorporeal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discarnate — discarnation, n. /dis kahr nit, nayt/, adj. without a physical body; incorporeal. [1655 65; DIS1 + carnate, as in INCARNATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • discarnate — Synonyms and related words: airy, asomatous, astral, bodiless, decarnate, decarnated, disembodied, ethereal, extramundane, ghostly, immaterial, impalpable, imponderable, incorporate, incorporeal, insubstantial, intangible, nonmaterial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discarnate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having no body, form, or substance: bodiless, disembodied, immaterial, incorporeal, insubstantial, metaphysical, nonphysical, spiritual, unbodied, uncorporal, unsubstantial. See BODY …   English dictionary for students

  • discarnate — adj. incorporeal; having no physical body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • discarnate — [dɪs kα:nət] adjective not having a physical body. Origin C19: from dis + L. caro, carn flesh or late L. carnatus fleshy …   English new terms dictionary

  • discarnate — dis·car·nate …   English syllables

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