Translation of "spirit" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈspɪr·ɪt/ us /ˈspɪr·ɪt/

[ no plural ] the way people think and feel about something

a spirit of optimism uno spirito ottimista
Everyone got into the spirit of the celebration (= they all celebrated). Sono entrati / tutti nello spirito dei festeggiamenti.

the part of a person that is not his or her body, which some people believe continues to exist after death

in good, high, low, etc. spirits

feeling good, excited, unhappy, etc.

di buono/cattivo umore, su/giù di corda
The whole class was in good spirits that day. Tutta la classe era di buon umore quel giorno.
spirits [ plural ]

strong alcoholic drinks, such as whisky

liquori, superalcolici
I don’t drink spirits. Non bevo superalcolici.

(Translation of “spirit” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)