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spirituality

[spir-i-choo-al-i-tee] /ˌspɪr ɪ tʃuˈæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural spiritualities.
1.
the quality or fact of being spiritual.
2.
incorporeal or immaterial nature.
3.
predominantly spiritual character as shown in thought, life, etc.; spiritual tendency or tone.
4.
Often, spiritualities. property or revenue of the church or of an ecclesiastic in his or her official capacity.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin spīrituālitās. See spiritual, -ity
Related forms
nonspirituality, noun
superspirituality, noun
unspirituality, noun
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spirituality

/ˌspɪrɪtjʊˈælɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state or quality of being dedicated to God, religion, or spiritual things or values, esp as contrasted with material or temporal ones
2.
the condition or quality of being spiritual
3.
a distinctive approach to religion or prayer: the spirituality of the desert Fathers
4.
(often pl) Church property or revenue or a Church benefice
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spirituality

n.

early 15c., from Middle French spiritualite, from Late Latin spiritualitatem (nominative spiritualitas), from Latin spiritualis (see spiritual). An earlier form was spiritualty (late 14c.).

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