One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Deprived of flesh or of bodily form; disembodied.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Stevens (c1662–1726), translator and antiquary. From post-classical Latin discarnatus discarnate + -ed. Originally after Spanish descarnado discarnate. In later use after incarnated.
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