Definition for spiritual

adjective as in religious, otherworldly

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Antarctica is in its own right a spiritual kind of experience.

People who experiment with psychoactive drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms frequently report spiritual fantasies.

Participants in the Catholic charismatic movement also claim spiritual and physical healing associated with the power of the Holy Spirit working through believers.

It seems like there’s a difference between people who do the AT to test themselves physically and those who are maybe looking for some kind of spiritual release.

For Seattle forward Alysha Clark, the difference she sees is spiritual, rather than purely emotional.

Think of it as a frequent buyer program for personal karma, or a spiritual band-aid.

But Reconcile is from a slightly different arm of Houston hip-hop—more focused on spiritual triumph over the trap.

They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.

First, though, he has to be shocked into recognizing the barren waste of his spiritual life – by spirits.

That phenomenon is not limited to peaceniks with spiritual aspirations.

The two enjoyed a mutual understanding from which he was excluded, a private intimacy that was spiritual, mental,— physical.

Hitherto the discalced Franciscan religious of this province have had charge of their spiritual matters.

Violent people had been pressing around John, and the cause of spiritual liberation had suffered.

It relates to ancient philosophical ideas concerning the spiritual and the material worlds.

He makes a spiritual form of it so perfectly visible to your inward eye, that it seems as if you could almost hear it breathe!


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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spiritual, such as: divine, metaphysical, sacred, devotional, holy, and intangible.

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