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noun [C]  us   /ˈspɪr·ɪ·tʃu·əl/

spiritual noun [C] (SONG)

a kind of religious song, originally developed by African-Americans


adjective  us   /ˈspɪr·ɪ·tʃu·əl/

spiritual adjective (OF THE SPIRIT)

of or relating to the inner character of a person: Religion focuses on the spiritual side of life. He’s the group’s spiritual leader.
noun [U]  us   /ˌspɪr·ɪ·tʃuˈæl·ɪ·t̬i/
Researchers are delving into the roots of human spirituality.
adverb  us   /ˈspɪr·ɪ·tʃu·ə·li/
He seemed to be a rare person, both spiritually and physically.
Translations of “spiritual”
in Korean 의식적인…
in Arabic روحي…
in Portuguese espiritual…
in Catalan espiritual…
in Japanese 精神的な, 霊的な, 宗教的な…
in Italian spirituale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神的,心靈的, (尤指)宗教的…
in Russian духовный…
in Turkish manevî, tinsel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神的,心灵的, (尤指)宗教的…
in Polish duchowy…
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