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spiritual

[ spir-i-choo-uhl ]
/ ˈspɪr ɪ tʃu əl /
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adjective

noun

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Origin of spiritual

1275–1325; Middle English <Medieval Latin spīrituālis, equivalent to Latin spīritu- (stem of spīritusspirit) + -ālis-al1

OTHER WORDS FROM spiritual

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH spiritual

spirited, spiritual , spiritualistic
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British Dictionary definitions for spiritual

spiritual
/ (ˈspɪrɪtjʊəl) /

adjective

relating to the spirit or soul and not to physical nature or matter; intangible
of, relating to, or characteristic of sacred things, the Church, religion, etc
standing in a relationship based on communication between the souls or minds of the persons involveda spiritual father
having a mind or emotions of a high and delicately refined quality

noun

Derived forms of spiritual

spiritually, adverbspiritualness, noun
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