unspiritual

[ spir-i-choo-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF unspiritual

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNSPIRITUAL

It brings no solace to the unspiritual man to be told he is mistaken.

The Old Testament, for example, presented a most unspiritual appearance.

In all ages of the world the unspiritual are the majority,—the spiritual the exceptions.

The clearest proof of an unspiritual mind is self-occupation.

The one, the untrue, must be brought as a sacrifice; to wit, the unspiritual one.

Much that was unspiritual, all that was merely speculative, they passed by.

It could mean nothing to Walter in his yet unspiritual state.

Brooding on it, she closed her heart to her unspiritual husband.

Mrs. Eddy lost her case, as the court was too unspiritual to reduce her "metaphysics" to dollars and cents.

But, if we may believe the biographers of Chaitanya, the atmosphere of the town was sceptical and unspiritual.

WORD ORIGIN

"of or concerning the spirit" (especially in religious aspects), c.1300, from Old French spirituel (12c.), from Latin spiritualis, from spiritus "of breathing, of the spirit" (see spirit (n.)). Meaning "of or concerning the church" is attested from mid-14c. The noun sense of "African-American religious song" first recorded 1866.

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