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Adjective
/ˈspiriCHo͞oəl/,
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Of, relating to, or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things,
  1. Of, relating to, or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things
    • - I'm responsible for his spiritual welfare
    • - the spiritual values of life
  2. (of a person) Not concerned with material values or pursuits

  3. Of or relating to religion or religious belief
    • - the tribe's spiritual leader
Noun
  1. A religious song of a kind associated with black Christians of the southern US, and thought to derive from the combination of European hymns and African musical elements by black slaves


  1. religious: 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"
  2. a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
  3. lacking material body or form or substance; "spiritual beings"; "the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm"-Lewis Mumford
  4. apparitional: 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"
  5. (spirituality) spiritualty: property or income owned by a church
  6. (spirituality) concern with things of the spirit
  7. Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are religious songs which were created by enslaved African people in America.
  8. The Spiritual is an album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago recorded in 1969 for the Freedom label as the same sesioons that produced Tutankhamun. It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell and Malachi Favors Maghostut.
  9. Spirituality can refer to an ultimate or immaterial reality; an inner path enabling a person to discover the essence of their being; or the “deepest values and meanings by which people live. ...
  10. (Spirituality (Roman Catholic Church)) Catholic spirituality is the spiritual practice of living out a personal act of faith (fides qua creditur) following the acceptance of faith (fides quae creditur). ...
  11. (Spirituals (David Murray album)) Spirituals is an album by David Murray released on the Japanese DIW label. It was released in 1988 and features seven quartet performances by Murray with Fred Hopkins, Dave Burrell and Ralph Peterson Jr..
  12. A Christian religious song, especially one in an African-American style, or a similar non-religious song; Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul; Of or pertaining to the God or a Church; sacred; Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural
  13. (spirituality) Concern for that which is unseen and intangible, as opposed to physical or mundane; Appreciation for religious values
  14. Spirituality is not religion. The term spirituality is defined as an individual's search for the divine. It involves having direct mystical experiences with God, the Absolute, the Tao, or the Buddha. These experiences usually lead to transformation and transcendence.
  15. (SPIRITUALITY) A specific way of living some particular aspect of the Gospel.
  16. (SPIRITUALITY) The ascetic and pious struggle against sin through repentance, prayer, fasting, and participation in the sacramental life of the Church. See Gal. 5:16 26; Phil. 2:12, 13. See also SYNERGISM.
  17. (Spirituality) A belief in and communing with the Universe and operating in prayer. A belief in a power greater than yourself -- an awareness that there is more to life than this world that we can touch and feel.
  18. (Spirituality) A less organized version of religion, thus it includes something supernatural (like an unprovable presence of a free-floating consciousness in the universe aside from) and faith in something, such as a god, spirits, or ghosts (hungry or otherwise).
  19. (Spirituality) A life of finding one's center in God and leading from that center as the indwelling Spirit of God prompts. Worshipful-Work operates from a posture of Trinitarian spirituality, one in which God's presence is acknowledged as beyond us, around us and within us.
  20. (Spirituality) A system of belief or religious practice based on supposed communication with the spirits of the dead, esp. through mediums.
  21. (Spirituality) An advanced state of being in which I have completely lost contact with my spirit and thus am convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that I now have all the answers.
  22. (Spirituality) An inner peace feeling of serenity, a process by which a calm is restored after chaos, highly individualistic. Does not mean the same as formalized religion.
  23. (Spirituality) Carries different meanings for people; a state involving the meaning and significance of life, values, beliefs, ethics, transcendent experiences and awareness beyond oneself, connection (with self, others, God), and reflection on life.
  24. (Spirituality) Cinnamon, Frankincense, Heather, Myrrh, Sandalwood
  25. (Spirituality) In a narrow sense, is a concern with matters of the spirit, however that may be defined; but it is also a wide term with many available readings. It may include belief in supernatural powers, as in religion, but the emphasis is on personal experience. ...