spirited; lively (used as a musical direction).
(music) (often preceded by a tempo marking) to be played in a spirited or animated manner: allegro spiritoso
adjective, Archaic. 1. of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined. adjective 1. a variant spelling of spirituous 2. (archaic) high-spirited 3. (archaic) ethereal; pure
noun, Spiritualism. 1. a form of communication between living persons and the spirits of deceased persons by tapping out messages on a table, board, or the like.
- Spirits of ammonia
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) another name for sal volatile (sense 2)
- Spirits of salt
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) a solution of hydrochloric acid in water