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soul

noun /səul/
the spirit; the non-physical part of a person, which is often thought to continue in existence after he or she dies
alma, espíritu
People often discuss whether animals and plants have souls.
a person
alma, persona
She’s a wonderful old soul.
(of an enterprise etc) the organizer or leader
alma
He is the soul of the whole movement.
soul music
soul, música soul
Her music mixes elements of soul and jazz.
soulful adjective full of (usually sad, wistful etc) feeling
conmovedor
a soulful expression.
soulfully adverb
conmovedoramente
soulless adjective (of a person) without fine feeling or nobleness.
desalmado
(of life, a task etc) dull or very unimportant
aburrido
a soulless job in a call centre/center.
soul-destroying adjective (of a task etc ) very dull, boring, repetitive etc
aburrido, pesado, repetitivo, monótono
Working on a production line can be soul-destroying.
soul music noun ( soul) a type of music, descended from American Negro gospel songs, which has great emotion.
música soul
(Definition of soul from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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