HyperDic: spirited

English > 4 senses of the word spirited:
ADJECTIVEallspiriteddisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
allspirited, bouncing, bouncy, peppy, zippymarked by lively action
allspirited, game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spunkywilling to face danger
allspirited, enlivenedmade lively or spirited / spirited
spirited > pronunciation
Soundsspih'rahtahd; spih'rihtihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > spirited: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness.
Attribute ofanimation, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivificationQuality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous
Narrowerboisterous, knockaboutFull of rough and exuberant animal spirits
con brioWith liveliness or spirit
dashing, gallantlively and spirited
ebullient, exuberant, high-spiritedjoyously unrestrained
feisty, plucky, spunkyshowing courage
impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucyCharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
lively, racyFull of zest or vigor
mettlesomeHaving a proud and unbroken spirit
resilientRecovering readily from adversity, depression / depression, or the like
snappy, whippingsmart and fashionable
sprightlyFull of spirit and vitality
vibrant, vivaciousVigorous and animated
zestful, yeasty, zesty, barmymarked by spirited enjoyment
See alsoenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
enthusiasticHaving or showing great excitement / excitement and interest
livelyfull of life and energy
Oppositespiritlesslacking ardor or vigor or energy
Spanishanimado
Nounsspiritednessquality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous
Adverbsspiritedlyin a spirited / spirited / spirited or lively manner
English > spirited: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by lively action.
Example "a spirited dance"
Synonymsbouncing, bouncy, peppy, zippy
Broaderlivelyfull of life and energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso, vital
Nounsspiritednessquality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous
English > spirited: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningwilling to face danger.
Synonymsgame, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spunky
Broaderbrave, courageouspossessing or displaying courage
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso
Catalanenèrgic, vigorós
English > spirited: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmade lively or spirited / spirited.
Example "a spirited debate"
Synonymenlivened
Broaderanimated, aliveHaving life or vigor or spirit
Nounsspiritednessquality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous

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