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Synonyms for bodyless

having no trunk or main part


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Hooks (1994) discusses how patriarchal norms of the bodyless, asexual teacher limits our capacity to engage our students wholly.
War-as-technological-spectacle offers a cartographic/rational mastery, with precise spatial and temporal coordinates mapped onto the distant and bodyless enemy below.
One is tempted to conclude here that by contrasting the phenomenal heaviness of the headless body of Hellmut and the lightness of the (almost) bodyless Epraim, Tournier is rehashing the body/mind duality, the former negatively charged, the latter positively, and some of the many binary opposites that have come to be associated with it: death/eternal life, earth/heaven, matter/air, heaviness/lightness, imprisonment/freedom.
We can identify three prevalent lexical fields grouped in these compound words and the clusters they form with other nouns or adjectives: "reproduction," "femininity," and "color." The lexical field of reproduction points to a liquid abundance hard to encompass ("the bodyless fecundmellow voices") and subverts words of their literal meaning: "primogenitor," literally and etymologically referring to a single male ancestor becomes feminized and diffuse ("Wet primogenitive female").
1490, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh), are a curious amalgam of the volumetric and the bodyless. Poses seem unstable; the eye spirals around the figures, never finding a point of rest, but discovering dynamic profiles all along what Michael Baxandall calls the "arc of address" in his brilliant catalogue essay on perception.
This would involve first and foremost, the recognition of whiteness as a racialized category not an unraced, neutral, objective, bodyless, and colorless position from which whites are privileged to invent blackness as an inferior social category based on nature.
"Bodyless Pragmatics: Feminism and the Internet." In Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference, April 8, 9, and 10, 1994, Mary Bucholtz, A.C.
CALSTART was conducting a rollout--the auto industry's version of a fashion show--of its new bodyless electric car chassis that entrepreneurs can build on to make a range of finished cars.
The one who was bodyless, of vicious temper, but literate, and who, in a special numinous stunt, appeared to Moses as a burning bush which does not incinerate, giving him ten rather than some other number of commandments, is a very specific cultural and historical specimen.
Valve-gate nozzles are available in full-body, bodyless or pin-gate styles.