spirit


spirit (http://definr.com/spirit)

     n 1: the vital principle or animating force within living things
     2: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the
        effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city
        excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the
        meeting"; "it had the smell of treason" [syn: tone, feel,
         feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell]
     3: a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining
        one's character
     4: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible
        (or audible) to human beings
     5: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to
        pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on
        her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"
        [syn: emotional state]
     6: the intended meaning of a communication [syn: intent, purport]
     7: animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a
        heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to
        it" [syn: liveliness, life, sprightliness]
     8: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a
        change of heart" [syn: heart]
     v : infuse with spirit; "The company spirited him up" [syn: {spirit
         up}, inspirit]