spirit spirit  /ˈspɪ rət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the vital principle or animating force within living things
  2. (n) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  3. (n) a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
  4. (n) any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
  5. (n) the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)
  6. (n) the intended meaning of a communication
  7. (n) animation and energy in action or expression
  8. (n) an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
  9. (v) infuse with spirit

Usage(s):

  1. PTI talks to the spirit medium and author of Do Dead People Watch You Shower about communicating with the Other Side.
  2. Honoring Hollywood's indie spirit, cracking a few jokes and walking a red carpet lined by porta-potties just another year at the Independent Spirit Awards.
  3. A healthy balance of the mind, body, and spirit.

News

  1. Spirit of Acadiana: Tennis at Lafayette City Club

    The Spirit of Acadiana is in a tennis mode this morning. Chad Hebert, with the City Club of Lafayette shares information on something this summer for kids of all ages.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. Spirit Realty shareholders approve merger with Cole Credit Property Trust II

    Spirit Realty Capital announced that its shareholders have approved the merger of Spirit Realty Capital with Cole Credit Property Trust. Approximately 86% of the outstanding shares of Spirit Realty Capital ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Spirit Realty Capital Shareholders Approve Merger with Cole Credit Property Trust II

    Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. , a real estate investment trust that invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate, today announced that its shareholders – at a special shareholders meeting held today – have approved the merger, pursuant to the definitive agreement, dated January 22, 2013, of Spirit Realty Capital with Cole Credit Property Trust II, Inc.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In his inauguration speech, Obama spoke of hope and the difficult challenges facing America proclaiming: "The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Winnipeg Sun

  2. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Byrd would be remembered "for his fighter's spirit and his abiding faith."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Edmonton Journal

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