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Synonyms for spiritedness

quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

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They force us to recognize them as bodies as well as hunks of bronze--yet what they reflect back at us is not simply spiritedness or otherness but a synthesis that defies categorization and disturbs the gut and the mind.
Today, there appears to be a streak of mean spiritedness in the land that is aimed at old folks that has a Social Darwinian ring.
In a much-needed act of public spiritedness, Toyo Keizai rated major companies and products in terms of their "loyalty dividend," a figure that is determined, rather contortedly, by factoring the overall market share against percentage of devoted customers (however you work that out).
Like Strauss, Rand could win over not only the rational faculties but also the spiritedness of devotees.
While community spiritedness is as much an admirable trait in a corporate executive as in anyone else, some executives believe that giving corporate money away, even to charities, without having a firm objective in mind is to squander that money.
Grandcourt turns out to be a tyrannical, selfish man, bent on breaking Gwendolyn's high - spiritedness.
As always, I'm so proud of our youngsters and the public spiritedness they have shown by doing this.
Today Insp Paul Hamilton, of Gateshead Area Command, said: "I would like to thank both shops and especially Mrs Burn for their public spiritedness.
Fortunately, because of public spiritedness, you were not successful.
Handy if the rest of us could be encouraged to show similar public spiritedness.
Specifically, he emphasizes various passions capable of reinvigorating the spiritedness needed for the well-being of the community, including a generalized compassion or the sentiment of humanite.
RABIEH'S INTERESTING DISCUSSION OF spiritedness in the Republic also is somewhat misleading.
Her topics include the benefits of spear fighting, steadfastness of soul, the role of spiritedness in the Republic, and an education for courage.
And council bosses received many letters from Acklington residents in support of Jack's nomination, describing how his community spiritedness has made a difference to their lives.
There are many youngsters that do good things in public spiritedness but you never hear of it and you never hear anything good about them.