spirit: significado e definições

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O que é spirit?

O que é spirit?

  • The vital principle or animating force within living beings.
  • Incorporeal consciousness.
  • The soul, considered as departing from the body of a person at death.
  • The Holy Spirit.
  • A supernatural being, as:
  • An angel or a demon.
  • A being inhabiting or embodying a particular place, object, or natural phenomenon.
  • A fairy or sprite.
  • The part of a human associated with the mind, will, and feelings: Though unable to join us today, they are with us in spirit.
  • The essential nature of a person or group.
  • A person as characterized by a stated quality: He is a proud spirit.
  • An inclination or tendency of a specified kind: Her actions show a generous spirit.
  • A causative, activating, or essential principle: The couple's engagement was announced in a joyous spirit.
  • A mood or an emotional state: The guests were in high spirits. His sour spirits put a damper on the gathering.
  • A particular mood or an emotional state characterized by vigor and animation: sang with spirit.
  • Strong loyalty or dedication: team spirit.
  • The predominant mood of an occasion or a period: "The spirit of 1776 is not dead” ( Thomas Jefferson).
  • The actual though unstated sense or significance of something: the spirit of the law.
  • An alcohol solution of an essential or volatile substance. Often used in the plural with a singular verb.
  • An alcoholic beverage, especially distilled liquor.
  • To carry off mysteriously or secretly: The documents had been spirited away.
  • To impart courage, animation, or determination to; inspirit.

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