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Spirit 1

Definition: Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself.

Spirit 2

Definition: A rough breathing; an aspirate, as the letter h; also, a mark to denote aspiration; a breathing.

Spirit 3

Definition: Life, or living substance, considered independently of corporeal existence; an intelligence conceived of apart from any physical organization or embodiment; vital essence, force, or energy, as distinct from matter.

Spirit 4

Definition: The intelligent, immaterial and immortal part of man; the soul, in distinction from the body in which it resides; the agent or subject of vital and spiritual functions, whether spiritual or material.

Spirit 5

Definition: Specifically, a disembodied soul; the human soul after it has left the body.

Spirit 6

Definition: Any supernatural being, good or bad; an apparition; a specter; a ghost; also, sometimes, a sprite,; a fairy; an elf.

Spirit 7

Definition: Energy, vivacity, ardor, enthusiasm, courage, etc.

Spirit 8

Definition: One who is vivacious or lively; one who evinces great activity or peculiar characteristics of mind or temper; as, a ruling spirit; a schismatic spirit.

Spirit 9

Definition: Temper or disposition of mind; mental condition or disposition; intellectual or moral state; often in the plural; as, to be cheerful, or in good spirits; to be downhearted, or in bad spirits.

Spirit 10

Definition: Intent; real meaning; opposed to the letter, or to formal statement; also, characteristic quality, especially such as is derived from the individual genius or the personal character; as, the spirit of an enterprise, of a document, or the like.

Spirit 11

Definition: Tenuous, volatile, airy, or vapory substance, possessed of active qualities.

Spirit 12

Definition: Any liquid produced by distillation; especially, alcohol, the spirits, or spirit, of wine (it having been first distilled from wine): often in the plural.

Spirit 13

Definition: Rum, whisky, brandy, gin, and other distilled liquors having much alcohol, in distinction from wine and malt liquors.

Spirit 14

Definition: A solution in alcohol of a volatile principle. Cf. Tincture.

Spirit 15

Definition: Any one of the four substances, sulphur, sal ammoniac, quicksilver, or arsenic (or, according to some, orpiment).

Spirit 16

Definition: Stannic chloride. See under Stannic.

Spirit 17

Definition: To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; sometimes followed by up.

Spirit 18

Definition: To convey rapidly and secretly, or mysteriously, as if by the agency of a spirit; to kidnap; often with away, or off.

spirit 19

Definition: a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one''s character

spirit 20

Definition: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"

spirit 21

Definition: animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

spirit 22

Definition: the intended meaning of a communication

spirit 23

Definition: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

spirit 24

Definition: the vital principle or animating force within living things

spirit 25

Definition: the state of a person''s emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"

spirit 26

Definition: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"

spirit 27

Definition: infuse with spirit; "The company spirited him up"

 

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