- The vital principle or animating force within living things.
- The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
- usage: "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
- A fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character.
- Any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings.
- synonyms: disembodied spirit
- The state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection. )
- usage: "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose"
- synonyms: emotional state
- The intended meaning of a communication.
- Animation and energy in action or expression.
- usage: "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
- An inclination or tendency of a certain kind.
- usage: "he had a change of heart"
- synonyms: heart
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