spiritualspir‧i‧tu‧al1 /ˈspɪrətʃuəl/ ●●○W3 adjective 🔊 🔊 1RRrelating to your spirit rather than to your body or mind 🔊 Painting helps fill a spiritual need for beauty. 🔊 spiritual values► see thesaurus at religious2RRRELIGIONrelating to religion syn religious 🔊 Islam was inspired by the teachings of the spiritual leader Mohammed.3 →somebody’s spiritual home —spiritually adverb
spiritualspiritual2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 APMa religioussong of the type sung originally by African-Americans
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spiritual• Or the Morgan State UniversityChoir singing spirituals?• Believe it or not, he only had two or three songs he knew other than spirituals.• If the personal is the spiritual, the spiritual is also the political.• The spirituals ask no pity-for their words ride on the strongest of melodies, the melody of faith.