Engelsk ordbog

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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


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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