[ spir-i-choo-al-i-tee ]
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noun,plural spir·it·u·al·i·ties.
  1. the quality or fact of being spiritual: Life in modern society is all work and no spirituality.

  2. incorporeal or immaterial nature.

  1. predominantly spiritual character as shown in thought, life, etc.; spiritual tendency or tone.

  2. Often spiritualities. property or revenue of the church or of an ecclesiastic in their official capacity.

Origin of spirituality

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English from Medieval Latin spīrituālitās; see spiritual, -ity

Other words from spirituality

  • non·spir·it·u·al·i·ty, noun
  • su·per·spir·it·u·al·i·ty, noun
  • un·spir·i·tu·al·i·ty, noun

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How to use spirituality in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for spirituality


/ (ˌspɪrɪtjʊˈælɪtɪ) /

nounplural -ties
  1. the state or quality of being dedicated to God, religion, or spiritual things or values, esp as contrasted with material or temporal ones

  2. the condition or quality of being spiritual

  1. a distinctive approach to religion or prayer: the spirituality of the desert Fathers

  2. (often plural) Church property or revenue or a Church benefice

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