spirituel

or spi·ri·tu·elle

[ spir-i-choo-el; French spee-ree-tyel ]
/ ˌspɪr ɪ tʃuˈɛl; French spi riˈtüɛl /

adjective

showing or having a refined and graceful mind or wit.
light and airy in movement; ethereal.

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Origin of spirituel

1665–75; <French: literally, spiritual
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British Dictionary definitions for spirituel

spirituel
/ (ˌspɪrɪtjʊˈɛl) /

adjective

having a refined and lively mind or witAlso (feminine): spirituelle (ˌspɪrɪtjʊˈɛl)

Word Origin for spirituel

C17: from French
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