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Spiritual may refer to:

  • Spirituality, a concern with matters of the spirit
  • Spiritual (music), an African American song, usually with a Christian religious text
  • Spiritual dance
  • Spiritual possession, a concept of many religions, where it is believed that a demon may take temporary control of a human body
  • Lords Spiritual, clergymen of the established Church of England who serve in the House of Lords
  • Supernatural, refers to forces and phenomena which are beyond ordinary scientific understanding
  • A branch of the 13th-century Franciscans favoring poverty against the wealth of the Church


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Adjective

spiritual (comparative more spiritual, superlative most spiritual)

Positive
spiritual

Comparative
more spiritual

Superlative
most spiritual

  1. Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul
    • 2007, Wikipedia:Thailand:
      Respect towards ancestors is an essential part of Thai spiritual practice.
  2. Of or pertaining to the God or a Church; sacred
  3. Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural

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Noun

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Singular
spiritual

Plural
spirituals

spiritual (plural spirituals)

  1. (music) An African-American folk song, or a song in that style.

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

French spirituel

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /spi.ri'twal/

Adjective

spiritual 4 nom/acc forms

  1. spiritual

Declension

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