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spirituality

spirituality

noun spir·i·tu·al·i·ty \ˌspir-i-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē\

: the quality or state of being concerned with religion or religious matters : the quality or state of being spiritual

plural spir·i·tu·al·i·ties

Full Definition of SPIRITUALITY

1
:  something that in ecclesiastical law belongs to the church or to a cleric as such
2
:  clergy
3
:  sensitivity or attachment to religious values
4
:  the quality or state of being spiritual

Examples of SPIRITUALITY

  1. We studied Eastern traditions of spirituality.
  2. <the archbishop was opposed to the marriage, and the king needed the support of the spirituality if his rule was to be considered legitimate>

First Known Use of SPIRITUALITY

15th century

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

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