Translation of "spirit" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ˈspɪr·ɪt/ us /ˈspɪr·ɪt/

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

精神, 気分
a spirit of optimism
Everyone got into the spirit of the celebration (= they all celebrated).

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.

The whole class was in good spirits that day.
spirits [ plural ]

strong alcoholic drinks, such as whisky

I don’t drink spirits.

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