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Engelsk navneord: spirit

1. spirit (om person) the vital principle or animating force within living things


Mindre specifikke termerlife principle, vital principle


Mere specifikke termerpsyche, soul

2. spirit (om tilstand) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe feel of the city excited him.
A clergyman improved the tone of the meeting.
It had the smell of treason.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, tone


Mindre specifikke termerambiance, ambience, atmosphere


Mere specifikke termerHollywood, Zeitgeist

3. spirit (om egenskab) a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character


Mindre specifikke termercharacter, fiber, fibre


Mere specifikke termerbraveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, cowardice, cowardliness

4. spirit (om person) any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)disembodied spirit


Mindre specifikke termerspiritual being, supernatural being


Mere specifikke termerapparition, banshee, banshie, control, djinn, djinni, djinny, evil spirit, familiar, familiar spirit, fantasm, genie, jinnee, jinni, kachina, numen, peri, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, presence, python, silvan, specter, spectre, sylvan, thunderbird, zombi, zombi spirit, zombie, zombie spirit

5. spirit (om tilstand) the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis emotional state depended on her opinion.
He was in good spirits.
His spirit rose.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)emotional state


Mindre specifikke termeremotion


Mere specifikke termerecstasy, embarrassment, exaltation, felicity, gratification, happiness, rapture, raptus, satisfaction, state, transport, unhappiness

6. spirit (om kommunikation) the intended meaning of a communication


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)intent, purport


Mindre specifikke termerimport, meaning, significance, signification

7. spirit (om egenskab) animation and energy in action or expression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)life, liveliness, sprightliness


Mindre specifikke termeranimation, brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification


Mere specifikke termerairiness, alacrity, breeziness, briskness, buoyancy, delicacy, ebullience, elan, energy, enthusiasm, esprit, exuberance, ginger, high-spiritedness, irrepressibility, jauntiness, muscularity, pep, peppiness, pertness, smartness, vigor, vigour, vim


Kendetegnerlively

8. spirit (om egenskab) an inclination or tendency of a certain kind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a change of heart.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)heart


Mindre specifikke termerdisposition, temperament


Engelsk udsagnsord: spirit

1. spirit (om ændring) infuse with spirit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe company spirited him up.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inspirit, spirit up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeranimate, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up









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