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Spirit (IPA: /ˈspɪɹət/, /ˈspɪɹɪt/)


Spirit (n.)

Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself.

Spirit (n.)

A rough breathing; an aspirate, as the letter h; also, a mark to denote aspiration; a breathing.

Spirit (n.)

Life, or living substance, considered independently of corporeal existence; an intelligence conceived of apart from any physical organization or embodiment; vital essence, force, or energy, as distinct from matter.

Spirit (n.)

The intelligent, immaterial and immortal part of man; the soul, in distinction from the body in which it resides; the agent or subject of vital and spiritual functions, whether spiritual or material.

Spirit (n.)

Specifically, a disembodied soul; the human soul after it has left the body.

Spirit (n.)

Any supernatural being, good or bad; an apparition; a specter; a ghost; also, sometimes, a sprite,; a fairy; an elf.

Spirit (n.)

Energy, vivacity, ardor, enthusiasm, courage, etc.

Spirit (n.)

One who is vivacious or lively; one who evinces great activity or peculiar characteristics of mind or temper; as, a ruling spirit; a schismatic spirit.

Spirit (n.)

Temper or disposition of mind; mental condition or disposition; intellectual or moral state; -- often in the plural; as, to be cheerful, or in good spirits; to be downhearted, or in bad spirits.

Spirit (n.)

Intent; real meaning; -- opposed to the letter, or to formal statement; also, characteristic quality, especially such as is derived from the individual genius or the personal character; as, the spirit of an enterprise, of a document, or the like.

Spirit (n.)

Tenuous, volatile, airy, or vapory substance, possessed of active qualities.

Spirit (n.)

Any liquid produced by distillation; especially, alcohol, the spirits, or spirit, of wine (it having been first distilled from wine): -- often in the plural.

Spirit (n.)

Rum, whisky, brandy, gin, and other distilled liquors having much alcohol, in distinction from wine and malt liquors.

Spirit (n.)

A solution in alcohol of a volatile principle. Cf. Tincture.

Spirit (n.)

Any one of the four substances, sulphur, sal ammoniac, quicksilver, or arsenic (or, according to some, orpiment).

Spirit (n.)

Stannic chloride. See under Stannic.

Spirit (v. t.)

To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; -- sometimes followed by up.

Spirit (v. t.)

To convey rapidly and secretly, or mysteriously, as if by the agency of a spirit; to kidnap; -- often with away, or off.

Spirit

Immaterial being

Spirit

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Spirit

Fictional character

Spirit

NASA Mars rover

Spirit

2007 album by Leona Lewis

Spirit Synonyms

Disembodied Spirit

Spirit Synonyms

Emotional State

Spirit Synonyms

Heart

Spirit Synonyms

Intent, Purport

Spirit Synonyms

Life, Sprightliness, Liveliness

Spirit Synonyms

Feeling, Smell, Feel, Flavour, Tone, Flavor, Look

Spirit Synonyms

Spirit Up, Inspirit

Spanish Translation

Spirit in Spanish is Espíritu

Tagalog Translation

Spirit in Tagalog is Diwa

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Heal the Wound, Cure the illness, but let the Dying spirit go"" - Ursula K. Le Guin

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .work done in the spirit of yajna, done without egotism for our higher good and for the service of others." - Yajna

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [H]e who has conquered his own coward spirit has conquered the whole outward world." - Tom Brown's School Days

Example Sentence (Quote)

" 500 years in the spirit realm, you pick up a thing or two." - Kung Fu Panda 3

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A change came o'er the spirit of my dream." - Change


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