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Origin of soul
OTHER WORDS FROM soulsoullike, adjectiveun·der·soul, noun
Words nearby soul
Example sentences from the Web for soul
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
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
Perhaps every reproduction of a piece of art steals a part of its soul.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alas, his soul is willing, but his flesh is weak and he whiffs.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suppressed, banned, scorned—it seems to speak to something within the human mind (or soul, if you like) that is irrepressible.
His stomach was empty—which he knew, and his soul was empty—which he did not know.
She also beheld Jove sitting upon the highest top of many-rilled Ida, and he was hateful to her soul.
Great activity and worry is needless—it is poison to the soul.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Suppose now she stood before him, wonder-eyes raised, seeking his soul's truth; hands resting in his until he should speak.Joyce of the North Woods|Harriet T. Comstock
Elizabeth had loved Edward, would she not go with Mary to hear a mass for the repose of his soul?In the Days of Queen Elizabeth|Eva March Tappan
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)
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