Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
     

spir·it·ual

spiritual

 
 
pronunciation:
spi rih chu l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Explorer, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, having to do with, or made up of spirit, rather than the physical body or world.
Many people believe that ghosts visit us from a spiritual world.
antonyms:
material, physical
similar words:
holy
definition 2: of or having to do with a church or religion.
He writes spiritual music.
similar words:
pious, religious, sacred
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a religious song of a kind that began among black people in the southern United States.
derivations: spiritually (adv.), spiritualness (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  religion
Word Parts  About this feature
The word spiritual contains the following parts:
spir, spiro Latin root that means breathe