Origin of spiritual
Examples from the Web for spiritual
Think of it as a frequent buyer program for personal karma, or a spiritual band-aid.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Reconcile is from a slightly different arm of Houston hip-hop—more focused on spiritual triumph over the trap.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, though, he has to be shocked into recognizing the barren waste of his spiritual life – by spirits.
That phenomenon is not limited to peaceniks with spiritual aspirations.
And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hun answered that the infant had no propertie in the shet, wherupon the priest ascited him in the spiritual courte.
Sufficient has been said to prove the superiority of spiritual life over the whole aspects and manifestations of Nature.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones
It was not an easy business to let any glimmer of spiritual light in upon the darkness of that sordid mind.Fenton's Quest|M. E. Braddon
Still, the absolute necessity of some 'sanction' of a spiritual kind seemed clear to him.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
Life in the community must be exalted, and fitted to become the representative of spiritual life.Ethics and Modern Thought|Rudolf Eucken
British Dictionary definitions for spiritual
Word Origin and History for spiritual
"of or concerning the spirit" (especially in religious aspects), c.1300, from Old French spirituel (12c.), from Latin spiritualis, from spiritus "of breathing, of the spirit" (see spirit (n.)). Meaning "of or concerning the church" is attested from mid-14c. The noun sense of "African-American religious song" first recorded 1866.