spirit

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spirit

noun

Definition of SPIRIT

1
an immaterial force within a human being thought to give the body life, energy, and power <the theological and philosophical belief that the spirit is superior to the body>
Synonyms psyche, spirit
Near Antonyms body, flesh
3
the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people <Hamlet's late father appears to him in the form of a spirit and with the revelation that he was in fact murdered>
Synonyms apparition, bogey (also bogie or bogy), familiar spirit, hant [dialect], haunt [chiefly dialect], materialization, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraith
Related Words angel, daimon, familiar, genie, genius, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn), shaitan; double, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), fetch; lemures, manes; incubus, lamia, succubus, vampire, zombie (also zombi); cacodemon, demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp
4
spirits pl  a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk <a hotel bar that's well stocked with spirits>
Related Words aperitif, bracer, chaser, digestif, nightcap; belt, load, nip, peg [British], pop, shooter, shot, slug, snifter, snort, tot, whet; cocktail, mixed drink; ale, beer, brew, brewage, brewski [slang], home brew, malt liquor, microbrew, mum, nappy [chiefly Scottish]; mead, sake (or saki), wine; barley-bree (also barley-broo) [chiefly Scottish], brandy, gin, liqueur, mao-tai, mescal, schnapps, tequila, vodka, whiskey (or whisky); Dutch courage
Antonyms nonintoxicant

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