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===Adjective===
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'''Spiritual'''
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# Of or pertaining to the [[spirit]] or the [[soul]]
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==Origin==
# Of or pertaining to the [[God]] or the [[sacred]]
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[http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English], from Anglo-French & Late Latin; Anglo-French ''espirital'', spiritual, from Late Latin ''spiritualis'', from [[Latin]], of [[breathing]], of [[wind]], from ''spiritus''
# Of or pertaining to [[spirit]]s; [[supernatural]]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th Century]
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==Definitions==
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*1: of, relating to, consisting of, or affecting the [[spirit]] or [[soul]] : incorporeal <spiritual needs>
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*2a : of or relating to [[God]] or [[sacred]] matters <spiritual [[songs]]>
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:b : ecclesiastical rather than lay or [[temporal]] <spiritual authority> <lords spiritual>
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*3: concerned with religious [[values]]
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*4: related or joined in [[spirit]] <our spiritual home> <his spiritual heir>
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*5a : of or relating to [[supernatural]] [[beings]] or [[phenomena]]
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:b : of, relating to, or involving [[spiritualism]] : spiritualistic
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===Noun===
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'''Spiritual''' may also refer to:
# An [[African-American]] [[folk song]], or a song in that [[style]]
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'''Spiritual''' may refer to:
      
*[[Spirituality]], the state of [[spirit]] or more commonly, an interest in matters of the spirit.
 
*[[Spirituality]], the state of [[spirit]] or more commonly, an interest in matters of the spirit.
*[[Supernatural]], refers to forces and phenomena which are beyond ordinary scientific understanding. Concepts in the supernatural domain are closely related to concepts in religious spirituality and metaphysics.
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*[[Supernatural]], refers to forces and phenomena which are beyond ordinary scientific understanding. Concepts in the supernatural domain are closely related to concepts in religious [[spirituality]] and [[metaphysics]].
*A branch of the 13th-century [[Franciscan]]s favoring poverty against the wealth of the Church.
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*A branch of the 13th-century [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franciscan Franciscan]s favoring [[poverty]] against the [[wealth]] of the Church.
       
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