July 5th, 2020

Hawaii::Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Word of the Day 07/05/20 Spirituel

Spirituel (adjective)
spirituel or spi·ri·tu·elle [ spir-i-choo-el; French spee-ree-tyel ]


adjective
1. showing or having a refined and graceful mind or wit.
2. light and airy in movement; ethereal.

Origin: 1665–75; < French: literally, spiritual

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SPIRITUEL
His expressive, spirituel, open countenance rather reminded me of the oldest of the Coquelins.
MY RECOLLECTIONS|JULES MASSENET

They are more than witty, they are spirituel; and they have more than talent, they have taste.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 1, AUGUST, 1851|VARIOUS

In evening company he sets his face In most spirituel positions, And declaims before the ladies My god-like compositions.
CANZONI & RIPOSTES|EZRA POUND

One reads that the Béarnais are "irascible, jealous, and spirituel."
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROAD|M. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD

They meet and read papers on technical subjects, but have little interest in anything natural or spirituel.
LIFE IN A RAILWAY FACTORY|ALFRED WILLIAMS

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