what is difference between ghostlike and spiritual
ghost + -like
ghostlike (comparative more ghostlike, superlative most ghostlike)
- Seemingly invisible; as a ghost, similar to a ghost.
- (all obsolete) spirituall, spirytual, spirytuall, spyritual, spyrituall, spyrytual, spyrytuall
From Middle English spiritual, spirituel, from Old French spirituel, from Late Latin spiritualis, from Latin spiritus.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈspɪɹɪtʃʊəl/, /ˈspɪɹɪtjʊəl/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈspɪɹɪtʃuəl/, /ˈspɪɹɪ̈t͡ʃul̩/
spiritual (comparative more spiritual, superlative most spiritual)
- Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul.
- Of or pertaining to God or a place of worship; sacred.
- Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural.
- Consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal.
- a spiritual substance or being
- It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.
- Of or relating to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual.
- (Christianity) Controlled and inspired by the Holy Spirit; pure; holy.
- If a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one.
- Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical.
- the spiritual functions of the clergy; lords spiritual and temporal; a spiritual corporation
spiritual (plural spirituals)
- A Christian religious song, especially one in an African-American style, or a similar non-religious song.
- Any spiritual function, office, or affair.
- He assigns supremacy to the pope in spirituals, and to the emperor in temporals. — Lowell.
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- spiritual at OneLook Dictionary Search
- spiritual in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
- spiritual in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
Borrowed from French spirituel, Late Latin spīrituālis, from Latin spiritus.
- IPA(key): /spirituˈal/
spiritual m or n (feminine singular spirituală, masculine plural spirituali, feminine and neuter plural spirituale)