What does spiritual mean?

Definitions for spiritual
ˈspɪr ɪ tʃu əlspir·i·tu·al

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spiritual.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spiritual, Negro spiritual(adj)

    a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States

  2. religious, spiritual(adj)

    concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church

    "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"

  3. spiritual, unearthly(adj)

    concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul

    "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"

  4. spiritual(adj)

    lacking material body or form or substance

    "spiritual beings"; "the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm"-Lewis Mumford

  5. apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritual(adj)

    resembling or characteristic of a phantom

    "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

Wiktionary

  1. spiritual(Noun)

    A Christian religious song, especially one in an African-American style, or a similar non-religious song.

  2. spiritual(Noun)

    Any spiritual function, office, or affair.

    He assigns supremacy to the pope in spirituals, and to the emperor in temporals. uE000124811uE001 Lowell.

  3. spiritual(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul

  4. spiritual(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the God or a Church; sacred

  5. spiritual(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spiritual(adj)

    consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal; as, a spiritual substance or being

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

  2. Spiritual(adj)

    of or pertaining to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

  3. Spiritual(adj)

    of or pertaining to the moral feelings or states of the soul, as distinguished from the external actions; reaching and affecting the spirits

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

  4. Spiritual(adj)

    of or pertaining to the soul or its affections as influenced by the Spirit; controlled and inspired by the divine Spirit; proceeding from the Holy Spirit; pure; holy; divine; heavenly-minded; -- opposed to carnal

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

  5. Spiritual(adj)

    not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical; as, the spiritual functions of the clergy; lords spiritual and temporal; a spiritual corporation

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

  6. Spiritual(noun)

    a spiritual function, office, or affair. See Spirituality, 2

    Etymology: [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.]

Freebase

  1. Spiritual

    Spirituals are religious songs that were created by enslaved African people in the United States.

Editors Contribution

  1. spiritual

    Of or relating to the consciousness, spirit or human soul.

    The spiritual nature of humans is to love and support for each other

    Submitted by MaryC on January 23, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spiritual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3990

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spiritual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4766

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spiritual' in Adjectives Frequency: #530

How to pronounce spiritual?

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How to say spiritual in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spiritual in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spiritual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of spiritual in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Bbw and ssbbw About your beauty in one sentence: it’s just nowhere hotter, or just nowhere more juicier. My love for you immerses in eternal fidelity only to you, my soul belongs only to you. Not realistic, supernaturally beautiful lady of my heart, much more beautiful than a puppet appearance, much more beautiful than any masterpiece of time, suffering only for you alone, my love for you is eternal and indestructible like eternity itself. The skin is like the white flowers of the heavens, the magnificent body forms gentle as a cloud, the beauty of the absolute perfection of the universe and genetics. You are more beautiful than reality and the most beautiful dreams of romance, you are more beautiful and more desirable than any dream. The scorching, sultry heat of your hot beauty, burns with its hot sexuality, like a hot sex bath with the highest temperature of lust, excitement and passion, I am sweating with admiration and love.Your gaze is a love spell of eternal love. You are my sex obsession. Every detail of your body is so eloquent; it is the highest level of eloquence of nature. No kind of art will express your amazing beauty, your beauty is above aesthetics. Your beauty is spiritual aesthetics. You are so beautiful that compliments themselves come out of my mouth and I just can't stop. My mind admires you tirelessly. Your image dominates and dominates in my heart, mind, soul and penis. Tearing your eyes off you is much more difficult than breaking away from a computer video game or the Internet, I look at you with pleasure and lust for so long and eagerly that I don’t even know how much time has passed. The hot heat of your sexuality burns, I feel an uncontrollable attraction for you, I am literally saturated with love and lust for you, my body is created only for you alone, for eternal sex with you, my soul for eternal romance with you, every second with you is an eternal love nostalgia of romance.

  2. Albert Camus:

    It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

  3. Real Live Preacher:

    Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing.

  4. Rolling Stone:

    There was no bigger album of 2014 -- in terms of surprise, generosity and controversy, bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. put their lives on the line: giving away 11 songs of guitar rapture and frank, emotional tales of how they became a band out of the rough streets and spiritual ferment of Seventies Dublin.

  5. Ben Carson:

    Joseph Stalin said if you want to bring America down you have to undermine three things -- our spiritual life, our patriotism, and our morality.

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