Origin of soul
OTHER WORDS FROM soulsoullike, adjectiveun·der·soul, noun
Words nearby soul
How to use soul in a sentence
The Senate likes to call itself “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” and the filibuster, at least in myth, is the soul of that deliberation.
Likewise, when celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, of Ethiopian and Swedish descent, opened soul food restaurant Red Rooster in Harlem, New York, in 2010, some criticized it for contributing to gentrification by catering to outsiders.The Stages of Gentrification, as Told by Restaurant Openings|Vince Dixon|September 30, 2020|Eater
All the same, Stone Locals is a compelling depiction of the soul of the sport.
As a Belarusian citizen, my heart hurts, and my soul is tired.
We started with a major open space idea as we sculpted our plan, and it has now rightfully emerged as the soul of the project.
Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But damn, the music is catchy—a neo-soul aural assault of horns, electro swirls, yelps, funky basslines, and harmonized vocals.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ragtime, blues, country, jazz, soul, and rock and roll were all pioneered or inspired by black artists.
The gathering of the thousands of cops had been a soul-stirring sight.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You mix up English working-class gruffness with African-American soul from the Deep South.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Monotheism is strictly inconsistent with the supremacy of “merits” which is the very soul of Oriental religion.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Some critics feel that, despite much that is desirable in her work, the soul is lacking in the women she paints.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
David says, that his soul was full of trouble, and his life drew near unto the grave.
British Dictionary definitions for soul (1 of 2)
- Also called: soul music a type of Black music resulting from the addition of jazz, gospel, and pop elements to the urban blues style
- (as modifier)a soul singer
Derived forms of soulsoul-like, adjective
Word Origin for soul
British Dictionary definitions for soul (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with soul
In addition to the idiom beginning with soul
- soul of, the
- bare one's soul
- heart and soul
- keep body and soul together
- kindred spirit (soul)
- living soul