spir·​i·​tu·​al·​ty ˈspir-i-chə-wəl-tē How to pronounce spiritualty (audio)

Example Sentences

a long history of conflict between that nation's spiritualty and its temporal leaders
Recent Examples on the Web This effort has allowed the company to approach the people living around Tsodilo Hills authentically as collaborators, not as outsiders looking to exploit their spiritualty. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 1 June 2022

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Word History


Middle English spiritualte, from Anglo-French espiritauté, spiritualté, from Medieval Latin spiritualitat-, spiritualitas, from Late Latin spiritualis spiritual

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of spiritualty was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Spiritualty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiritualty. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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