Meaning and Definition of Intangible

Intangible, from the latin immateriālis, is an adjective referring to the values–in. Immaterial, therefore, can be associated with the spiritual, abstract, imaginary or ideal.

Examples: "there are some intangible reason which leads me to return constantly to this city', ' love is immaterial: when a relationship is based on money, there is no love", "the priest is is always guided by the intangible, without seeking reward, but rather the peace of mind".

It is easy to understand the concept of intangible to contrast with material things. One might say, in this sense, that feelings and emotions are not significant, but they can have demonstrations or physical consequences. See this example: joy is immaterial, but may cause some gestural movements and a smile lip that can be seen just by observing the joyful person. A person experiencing deep sorrow, however, can manifest with tears and sighs.

The soul, on the other hand, is an immaterial entity that possess human beings alive. Although its definition varies according to each culture or philosophy, the term is associated with the essence of every person who is a gift from God.

He is known as non-tangible cultural heritage protected by UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. Thus, this organization is responsible for the protection of the cultural events that are very important for the man but whose essence transcends the tangible ways, such as falconry, tango and Chinese calligraphy.
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