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Synonyms for (noun) spirit

Synonyms: spirit Definition: a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

Similar words: fiber, fibre, character Definition: the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions Usage: education has for its object the formation of character- Herbert Spencer

Synonyms: spirit, heart Definition: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind Usage: he had a change of heart

Similar words: disposition, temperament Definition: your usual mood Usage: he has a happy disposition

Synonyms: life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness Definition: animation and energy in action or expression Usage: it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

Similar words: spiritedness, invigoration, animation, brio, vivification Definition: quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

Synonyms: spirit, intent, purport Definition: the intended meaning of a communication

Similar words: significance, signification, meaning, import Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous

Synonyms: disembodied spirit, spirit Definition: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Similar words: supernatural being, spiritual being Definition: an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events

Synonyms: spirit Definition: the vital principle or animating force within living things

Similar words: vital principle, life principle Definition: a hypothetical force to which the functions and qualities peculiar to living things are sometimes ascribed

Synonyms: emotional state, spirit Definition: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection) Usage: his emotional state depended on her opinion; he was in good spirits; his spirit rose

Similar words: emotion Definition: any strong feeling

Synonyms: look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, smell, spirit Definition: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people Usage: the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

Similar words: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere Definition: a particular environment or surrounding influence Usage: there was an atmosphere of excitement

Synonyms for (verb) spirit

Synonyms: spirit, spirit up, inspirit Definition: infuse with spirit Usage: The company spirited him up

Similar words: liven, liven up, invigorate, animate, enliven Definition: make lively Usage: let's liven up this room a bit