or spi·ri·tu·elle

[spir-i-choo-el; French spee-ree-tyel]


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

Origin of spirituel

1665–75; < French: literally, spiritual
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having a refined and lively mind or witAlso (feminine): spirituelle (ˌspɪrɪtjʊˈɛl)

Word Origin for spirituel

C17: from French
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