spirituel

adjective
spi·​ri·​tu·​el | \ ˌspir-i-chə-ˈwel How to pronounce spirituel (audio) , spē-rē-tw(ʸ)el \
variants: or spirituelle

Definition of spirituel

: having or marked by a refined and especially sprightly or witty nature

First Known Use of spirituel

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spirituel

spirituel from French, literally, spiritual; spirituelle from French, feminine of spirituel

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“Spirituel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spirituel. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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