US: /ˈspɪɹɪˌtʃuəɫ/
UK: /spˈɪɹɪt‍ʃˌuːə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

spiritual /'spiritjuəl/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) tinh thần
    • (thuộc) linh hồn, (thuộc) tâm hồn
    • (thuộc) thần thánh
    • (thuộc) tôn giáo
      • spiritual interests: quyền lợi tôn giáo
    • có đức tính cao cả, có trí tuệ khác thường (người)
    • danh từ
      • bài hát tôn giáo của người Mỹ da đen ((cũng) Negro spiritual)

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, noun
    + adjective [usually before noun]
    1 connected with the human spirit, rather than the body or physical things: a spiritual experience + spiritual development / growth / needs + a lack of spiritual values in the modern world + We're concerned about your spiritual welfare.
    Antonym: MATERIAL
    2 connected with religion: a spiritual leader
    Compare: TEMPORAL
    spiritually adverb: a spiritually uplifting book
    Idioms: your spiritual home the place where you are happiest, especially a country where you feel you belong more than in your own country because you share the ideas and attitudes of the people who live there: When she moved to Italy, she knew she'd found her true spiritual home.
    + noun (also Negro spiritual) a religious song of the type originally sung by black slaves in America

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 sacred, ecclesiastic(al), churchly, clerical, priestly, devotional, holy, divine, sacerdotal, religious, non-secular:
    Father Craig was in charge of the spiritual aspects of our lives.
    2 non-material, incorporeal, psychic(al), mental, psychological, inner:
    Spiritual needs are less easily satisfied than physical needs.

    Collocation dictionary




    deeply, truly, very
    This is an deeply spiritual piece of music. a truly spiritual experience
    | purely | almost
    The colours had an almost spiritual quality.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    +concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    +concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
    +lacking material body or form or substance
    +resembling or characteristic of a phantom