Definition for spirit

noun as in atmosphere, essence

noun as in ghost

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Example Sentences

She said she agreed with the spirit of what Barrera was saying but warned she didn’t think that was the whole story about what happened to those ambitious students.

Our version of the spirit streamlines the process for the home bar but still brings out the chestnuts’ rich, toasty qualities.

The spirit realms became populated primarily not with animal guides but human ancestors.

This move is likely to further accelerate MGM’s move toward a more digital future, and not just in the spirit of luring more visitors to Vegas with socially-distancing-friendly features like contactless check-ins.

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The Ford Expedition was my test vehicle that week, and it turned out to be the perfect ride to lift my spirits.

Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.

Their authors promise that your spirit will be improved, your ambition honed, and your finances maximized by their advice.

The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple.

He should be free, filling the world with happiness, love and his fighting spirit.

Then I read aloud from something that captures the Holiday Spirit.

In Luke it is said, “And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom.”

This seems to be contrary to the spirit and intent of the act, which is primarily to centralize reserves in Federal Reserve Banks.

Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!

Light, the symbol of life's joy, seems to be the first language in which the spirit of beauty speaks to a child.

But green Chartreuse unhappily is not innocent; it is more than a spirit, it is a powerful drug.


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On this page you'll find 260 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spirit, such as: character, courage, energy, enthusiasm, essence, and heart.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.