HyperDic: disembodied_spirit

English > 1 sense of the expression disembodied spirit:
NOUNperson disembodied spirit, spiritany incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
English > disembodied spirit: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAny incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings.
Narrowerapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectreA ghostly appearing figure
banshee, banshie(Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
controlA spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
evil spiritA spirit tending to cause harm
familiar, familiar spiritA spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch / witch or wizard
genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinn(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
kachinaA deified spirit of the Pueblo people
numenA spirit believed to inhabit an object or preside over a place (especially in ancient Roman religion)
peri(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done
presenceAn invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby
pythonA soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit
sylvan, silvanA spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
thunderbird(mythology) the spirit of thunder and lightning / lightning believed by some Native Americans to take the shape of a great bird
zombi, zombie, zombi spirit, zombie spirit(voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
Broaderspiritual being, supernatural beingAn incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
Spanishalma, espíritu, ser espiritual

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