from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage: a spirited debate.
- adj. Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination: high-spirited; low-spirited.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of spirit.
- adj. Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Animated or possessed by a spirit.
- adj. Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or fire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Animated; full of life; lively; full of spirit or fire.
- Having a spirit of a certain character: used in composition, as in high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited.
- Possessed by a spirit.
- Synonyms Spiritual, etc. (see spirituous); ardent, high-mettled, high-spirited. See also animation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. willing to face danger
- adj. made lively or spirited
- adj. marked by lively action
- adj. displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
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