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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That which is believed to be the principle of conscious life and the vital principle in humans. Or, the qualities that make someone live the way they do, and make them different from other people.

Usage examples (36)
  • If the spirit is relatively healthy, the soul will be too.
  • His spirit rose
  • Poor Walter was very far removed in spirit from the starry realms of poesy just then.
  • I use the term spirit here in the sense of its being the basis of human perception and thought. for more
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