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Princeton's WordNet

  1. espritnoun

    liveliness of mind or spirit


  1. espritnoun

    Spirit, enthusiasm.

  2. espritnoun

    A wit.

  3. espritnoun

    Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.

  4. Etymology: Borrowed from the French.



    The European System Providing Refueling Infrastructure and Telecommunications (ESPRIT) is a planned module of the Lunar Gateway. It will provide refueling through additional xenon and hydrazine capacity for use in the Power and Propulsion Element's ion engines and hydrazine thrusters. It will also provide additional communications equipment, a habitation area, and storage. It will have a launch mass of approximately 10,000 kg (22,000 lb), a length of 6.4 m (21 ft), and a diameter of 4.6 m (15 ft). ESA awarded two parallel design studies for ESPRIT, one mostly led by Airbus in partnership with Comex and OHB and one led by Thales Alenia Space. The construction of the module was approved in November 2019. On 14 October 2020, Thales Alenia Space announced that they had been selected by ESA to build the ESPRIT module.The module is currently slated to launch as a co-manifested payload on Artemis 5 in 2028. 1.5 tons of cargo will be packed inside the module for launch.


  1. esprit

    Esprit is a French term that translates to "spirit" in English. It is often used to refer to intellect, wit or style. Esprit can also refer to a lively or vivacious quality, energy, or enthusiasm. It can be used to describe both individuals and groups who possess these qualities. Additionally, Esprit is a name of a global fashion brand.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Espritnoun


  2. Etymology: [F. See Spirit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Esprit

    es-prē′, n. spirit: liveliness.—Esprit de corps (es-prē′ d' kōr), regard for the character of that body to which one belongs; Esprit fort (es-prē′ fōr), a person of strong character. [Fr. esprit, spirit, corps, body, fort, strong.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Esprit is ranked #77264 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Esprit surname appeared 248 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Esprit.

    81% or 201 total occurrences were Black.
    6.4% or 16 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.6% or 14 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    4% or 10 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for esprit »

  1. priest

  2. ripest

  3. sitrep

  4. sprite

  5. stripe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of esprit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of esprit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of esprit in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Kasker:

    West Point applauds the cadets' desire to build esprit and regrets the injuries to our cadets, we are conducting appropriate investigations into the causes of the injuries.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    People are no longer afraid of him.The spirit and the time are with him. (Il ne fait plus peur. L'esprit et le temps sont avec lui.)”

  3. Gary Li:

    The main advantage of playing around with the marines is that they have a higher concentration of specialists, act well as light infantry, have good esprit de corps, and are nimble enough to be deployed over long distances if needed.

  4. marty bisson milo:

    Ne jamais avoir peur d'un esprit positif qui vous veut du bien ouvrez votre porte sceller et laisser l'autre esprit nettoyer et remplacer les pensées négatifs par des pensées positives

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    A appellative
    B contagious
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