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Immateriality   Listen

(pl. immaterialities)
Complete irrelevance requiring no further consideration.
The quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter.  Synonym: incorporeality.

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"Immateriality" Quotes from Famous Books

... proper sentiments about the immateriality and the immortality of the soul. They call it life, the living principle, or, what is more agreeable to their notions of it, an Otooa, that is, a divinity, or invisible being. They say, that immediately upon death, the souls of their chiefs separate from their bodies, and go ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 15 (of 18) • Robert Kerr

... skill in discovering the truth in these questions, he should commence to apply himself in earnest to true philosophy, of which the first part is Metaphysics, containing the principles of knowledge, among which is the explication of the principal attributes of God, of the immateriality of the soul, and of all the clear and simple notions that are in us; the second is Physics, in which, after finding the true principles of material things, we examine, in general, how the whole universe has been framed; in the next place, ...
— The Principles of Philosophy • Rene Descartes

Words linked to "Immateriality" :   irrelevancy, materiality, intangibleness, immaterial, impalpability, incorporeality, quality, abstractness, irrelevance, intangibility, insubstantiality, unreality, corporeality

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