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Synonyms for spirit

Synonyms for spirit

the vital principle or animating force within living beings

the essential being of a person, regarded as immaterial and immortal


a temporary state of mind or feeling

a prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude

to bring in or take out secretly


spirit away: to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for spirit

the vital principle or animating force within living things

the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

the intended meaning of a communication

an inclination or tendency of a certain kind


infuse with spirit

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When you conduct good behavior and no one else knows about it, you will be rewarded by God or other spiritual beings.
It is from this set that our values grow, values that make us conscious beings, and give worth to our lives as spiritual beings.
Jesus came to teach us that we are not human beings trying to be spiritual but spiritual beings pretending to be human.
The tour was led by company owner, Dave Eaves, who arrived with high hopes of contacting spiritual beings after frequent successes at Coventry's Golden Cross pub next door.
The beings encountered during the alien abduction experience (AAE) are always taken to be nonterrestrial while beings encountered during an ASP are taken to be spiritual beings (angel, demon, old hag, incubus, succubus, etc.
She said "we must not forget that we are spiritual beings above all" and that this spirituality would give awareness in the essential and vital, give and take relationship with nature.
We are spiritual beings, but were in the physical," Fatou says.
Through nine chapters the larger discussion of the contrast between the microcosm of a traditional village society and the macrocosm of the wider world and of world religions surfaces repeatedly: Should conversion, for example, to Christianity, be viewed as the victory of more supreme spiritual beings over lesser spiritual beings?
My legacy needs to be that I helped as many people as possible realise they are immortal, spiritual beings that are pure love and you are forgiven for everything you do.
Asked if he thought the world would end on that date, which the ancient Maya believed marked the end of the world on the calendar, Bill, said no - but added: "This will be the Golden Age, when a majority will know they are love and they are spiritual beings.
But he added: "This will be the golden age, when a majority will know they are love and they are spiritual beings.
These pieces of spiritual beings are emphasized in many people in popular culture and history, and Taigen Dan Leighton explores this ideal, and presents a fine introductory to Mahayana Buddhism.
The AK Party is also requesting the inclusion of a statement in the new constitution: "The state will take the required measures for the continued welfare of humankind, the healthy growth of children and youth and the protection of their material and spiritual beings.
In Ireland and Scotland it's a very strong tradition; there are spiritual beings called elementals," the Scottish-born singer-songwriter said.
Youth found a community where they were able to express themselves without judgment, and also connect with themselves as spiritual beings.