spirit noun (WAY OF FEELING) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "spirit" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


[S or U] a particular way of thinking, feeling or behaving, especially a way that is typical of a particular group of people, an activity, a time or a place
The players have a very strong team spirit (= loyalty to each other).
As rock musicians in the 1960s, they were very much part of the spirit of the age/times.
We acted in a spirit of cooperation.
Feelings - general words
spirits [plural] the way a person is feeling
I've been in high/low spirits (= feeling happy/sad) lately.
Her spirits lifted/rose (= She felt happier) as she read the letter.
The negative reply dashed his spirits (= made him unhappy).
the spirit of a law/rule, etc. the principle which a law, rule, etc. was created to strengthen, rather than the particular things it says you must or must not do
They followed neither the spirit nor the letter of the law.
Morality and rules of behaviour
enter/get into the spirit to show enthusiasm and enjoyment
They went to the tennis club a few times but never really got into the spirit of it.
Celebrating and entertaining
that's the spirit used to approve or encourage someone's positive attitude (= way of thinking) or action
"Come on, we can win this game." "That's the spirit."
Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of spirit noun (WAY OF FEELING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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