geist·​lich | \ ˈgīstliḵ \

Definition of geistlich

: with deep feeling : soulfully used as a direction in music

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History and Etymology for geistlich

German, from Old High German geistlīch (translation of Latin spiritualis), from geist spirit + -līch -ly

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“Geistlich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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