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spiritlessness
  • n  the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
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spirits
  • n  an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  • n  the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • n  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • n  a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
  • n  any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
  • n  the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)
    he was in good spirits
  • n  the intended meaning of a communication
  • n  animation and energy in action or expression
  • n  an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
  • v  infuse with spirit
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spirits of ammonia
  • n  a solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol
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spiritual being
  • n  an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
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spiritual bouquet
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) a card indicating that the sender will perform certain devotional acts on behalf of another
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spiritual domain
  • n  a belief that there is a realm controlled by a divine spirit
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spiritual jewel
  • n  a member of the Taoist Trinity; identified with Lao-tse
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spiritual rebirth
  • n  a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
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spiritual world
  • n  a belief that there is a realm controlled by a divine spirit
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spiritualisation
  • n  the act of making something spiritual; infusing it with spiritual content
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spiritualism
  • n  (theology) any doctrine that asserts the separate existence of God
  • n  the belief that the spirits of dead people can communicate with people who are still alive (especially via a medium)
  • n  concern with things of the spirit
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spirituality
  • n  property or income owned by a church
  • n  concern with things of the spirit
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spiritualization
  • n  the act of making something spiritual; infusing it with spiritual content
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spirochaeta
  • n  the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
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spirochaetaceae
  • n  large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
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spirochaetales
  • n  higher bacteria; slender spiral rodlike forms
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spirochaete
  • n  parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
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