Associations to the word «Spiritual»

Wiktionary

SPIRITUAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to God or a place of worship; sacred.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Of or relating to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. (Christianity) Controlled and inspired by the Holy Spirit; pure; holy.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical.
SPIRITUAL, noun. A Christian religious song, especially one in an African-American style, or a similar non-religious song.
SPIRITUAL, noun. Any spiritual function, office, or affair.
SPIRITUAL, noun. (Christianity) (historical) A member of a branch of the Franciscan order who advocated simple dress and renounced the owning of property.
SPIRITUAL AWAKENING, noun. A realization or inspiration about the connection with an entity or entities beyond the immediate and physical world, of "God" or other intangible, sacred spirit.
SPIRITUAL DESERTION, noun. The departure from the Christian faith or some branch of it.
SPIRITUAL HEALING, noun. A form of alternative medicine in which spirits, normally of the dead, assist in curing the afflicted.
SPIRITUAL INCEST, noun. (religion) The crime of cohabitation between persons who have a spiritual alliance by means of baptism or confirmation.
SPIRITUAL INCEST, noun. (religion) The act of a vicar, or other beneficiary, who holds two benefices, the one depending on the collation of the other.
SPIRITUAL LEADER, noun. A person who gives religious or sacred leadership, though not necessarily the leader of a religious organization
SPIRITUAL NATURALISM, noun. A worldview that reveres nature, without belief in the supernatural.
SPIRITUAL NATURALIST, noun. A person who believes in spiritual naturalism.
SPIRITUAL PEERS, proper noun. Alternative term for Lords Spiritual
SPIRITUAL SEQUEL, noun. A successor to a work of fiction which does not directly build upon the storyline established by a previous work as do most traditional prequels or sequels, but nevertheless features many of the same elements, themes, and styles as its source material.
SPIRITUAL SEQUELS, noun. Plural of spiritual sequel
SPIRITUAL VIOLENCE, noun. (religion) The act of using religious grounds to persecute a particular person or group of people, without actual violence.
SPIRITUAL WORLD, noun. The afterlife.
SPIRITUAL WORLD, noun. A mythological metaphysical plane of existence parallel to the material world and occupied by spirits and other unearthly forces.
SPIRITUAL WORLDS, noun. Plural of spiritual world

Dictionary definition

SPIRITUAL, noun. A kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs".
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul; "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love".
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Lacking material body or form or substance; "spiritual beings"; "the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm"-Lewis Mumford.
SPIRITUAL, adjective. Resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance".

Wise words

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John Locke