What does spirituality mean?

Definitions for spirituality
ˌspɪr ɪ tʃuˈæl ɪ tispir·i·tu·al·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spiritualty, spirituality, church property(noun)

    property or income owned by a church

  2. spirituality, spiritualism, spiritism, otherworldliness(noun)

    concern with things of the spirit


  1. spirituality(Noun)

    The quality or state of being spiritual.

  2. spirituality(Noun)

    Concern for that which is unseen and intangible, as opposed to physical or mundane.

  3. spirituality(Noun)

    Appreciation for religious values.

  4. spirituality(Noun)

    That which belongs to the church, or to a person as an ecclesiastic, or to religion, as distinct from temporalities.

    During the vacancy of a see, the archbishop is guardian of the spiritualities thereof. uE000168512uE001 Blackstone.

  5. spirituality(Noun)

    An ecclesiastical body; the whole body of the clergy, as distinct from, or opposed to, the temporality.

    Five entire subsidies were granted to the king by the spirituality. uE000168513uE001 Fuller.

  6. Origin: spiritualitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spirituality(noun)

    the quality or state of being spiritual; incorporeality; heavenly-mindedness

  2. Spirituality(noun)

    that which belongs to the church, or to a person as an ecclesiastic, or to religion, as distinct from temporalities

  3. Spirituality(noun)

    an ecclesiastical body; the whole body of the clergy, as distinct from, or opposed to, the temporality

  4. Origin: [L. spiritualitas: cf. F. spiritualit.]


  1. Spirituality

    The term spirituality lacks a definitive definition, although social scientists have defined spirituality as the search for "the sacred," where "the sacred" is broadly defined as that which is set apart from the ordinary and worthy of veneration. The term "spirituality" is derived from the Latin spiritualitas and the Biblical "roeach/pneuma". It means to be put in motion, to be a living person, and being driven. In a Bibilical context it means being animated by God. The use of the term "spirituality" has changed throughout the ages. In modern times spirituality is often separated from religion, and connotes a blend of humanistic psychology with mystical and esoteric traditions and eastern religions aimed at personal well-being and personal development. The notion of "spiritual experience" plays an important role in modern spirituality, but has a relatively recent origin.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Spirituality

    Sensitivity or attachment to religious values, or to things of the spirit as opposed to material or worldly interests. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed, and Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spirituality in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spirituality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of spirituality in a Sentence

  1. Leslie Miklosy:

    Religion dictates, spirituality invites.

  2. H.W. Mann:

    Spirituality is life through awareness of our true essence

  3. H.W. Mann:

    Spirituality is for people who know hell and want to know heaven

  4. Steve Maraboli:

    Embrace your spirituality but don't turn your back on your humanity."

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    There can be no spirituality, no sanctity, no truth without the female sex.

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