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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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Sadly there were Catholics who, experiencing this new freedom in the Spirit and lacking a depth of knowledge in the true faith, chose to leave the Church for other expressions of Christianity.
It's based on the idea that a person can become ill, sad, depressed, or otherwise unwell because a portion of their spirit flees the body during a time of trauma.
Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines with hubs in Detroit and Fort Lauderdale offers service to 27 cities in the United States, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
The ARM AudioDE audio processor and SPIRIT audio and voice products are available for licensing immediately.
The Holy Spirit is uncontrollable and unpredictable and we need to recognize that reality in our own lives and in respect for the experiences of others.
I believe that hope for a renewed earth is best founded on belief in the Spirit as the divine force within the cosmos who continually indwells and works to sustain all forms of life.
And yet Pentecost is the point of it all, the coming of the Holy Spirit into the church and into our lives, making us stewards of the power of God, commissioned to operate in the world as agents of the kingdom.
Taken separately, we are many, and Christ sends the Spirit, who is both the Father's Spirit and His own, to dwell in each of us.
Everywhere you turn, the Spirit is doing something.
A prophetic Cistercian Abbot in Italy named Joachim of Flores foresaw in the early thirteenth century the total transformation of the Catholic Church and a new form of spiritual life in which the Holy Spirit would speak directly to the human heart without ecclesiastical mediation.
The chamber will host drawing and photo contests for school children to illustrate what their community means to them, pass out teal-and-white buttons reading ``The Spirit of Palmdale,'' and plans a bowling party and senior ``Spirit Bingo'' nights.
The praying continued for about five or six minutes as they asked the Holy Spirit to fill me.
Using the metaphor of solar rays, Athanasius focused on Salvation, equated with man's deification thanks to the consubstantiality of the Holy Spirit, the incarnate Logos being divinely related to the Father: "All are named sons and gods both on earth and in heaven; He was not a man who later became God, but God who later became man to deify us"(Incarnation 54).
Stay awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.