\ ˈsōld How to pronounce souled (audio) \

Definition of souled

: having a soul : possessing soul and feeling usually used in combination whole-souled repentance

Examples of souled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fruit here—plums, blackberries, black currants—is just so generous and sweet-souled, yet with a gorgeous tinge of iron that brings it back down, literally, to earth. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 3 June 2021 The discovery that Graham, a large, cheerful, broad-souled man, had a very recent affair curdles Annie’s grief. Pamela Miller, Star Tribune, 4 Sep. 2020 There’s a tough-guy Ukrainian adoptee named Mischa (Michael Hanna) and Ricky (Jordan M. Leggett) a sensitive-souled boy with a life-threatening disease. Dominic P. Papatola, Twin Cities, 15 Sep. 2019 While yearning for celebrity, especially on the scale of Jesus or Arnold, might seem small-souled, aspiring to fame was for centuries considered morally superior to yearning for money or power. Virginia Heffernan, WIRED, 20 Aug. 2019 And the other is Frank Ocean's Blonde, a great-souled mess: striking and draggy, purposeful and oblique, an integrated repository of hundreds of small ideas, uninterested in winning all the stakes in the old way. Ben Ratliff, Esquire, 2 Dec. 2016 After the horrifying events at the end of Season 4, when a domestic terrorist killed an American live on the Internet, the dead-souled Underwoods agreed their best strategy for victory was exploiting the horror of the attack. Kristi Turnquist,, 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of souled

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Souled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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