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spir·it·ed

 (spĭr′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
1. Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage: a spirited debate.
2. Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination: high-spirited; low-spirited.

spir′it·ed·ly adv.
spir′it·ed·ness n.

spirited

(ˈspɪrɪtɪd)
adj
1. displaying animation, vigour, or liveliness
2. (in combination) characterized by mood, temper, or disposition as specified: high-spirited; public-spirited.
ˈspiritedly adv
ˈspiritedness n

spir•it•ed

(ˈspɪr ɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. having or showing mettle, courage, vigor, animation, etc.
2. having a specified mood, disposition, or nature (used in combination): high-spirited; mean-spirited.
[1590–1600]
spir′it•ed•ly, adv.
spir′it•ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
2.spirited - marked by lively actionspirited - marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
3.spirited - willing to face dangerspirited - willing to face danger    
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
4.spirited - made lively or spirited; "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a spirited debate"
animated, alive - having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"

spirited

adjective lively, vigorous, energetic, animated, game, active, bold, sparkling, have-a-go (informal), courageous, ardent, feisty (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), plucky, high-spirited, sprightly, vivacious, spunky (informal), mettlesome He wanted merely to provoke a spirited debate.
calm, dull, lacklustre, lifeless, apathetic, weary, bland, low-key, feeble, timid, dispirited, unenthusiastic, spiritless, half-hearted

spirited

adjective
1. Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
2. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
Informal: snappy.
Translations
شُجاع، حَيَوي
odvážnýživý
veloplagt
kraftmikill, fjörlegur
ateşlicanlı

spirited

[ˈspɪrɪtɪd] ADJ (= lively) [person] → animado, lleno de vida; [horse] → fogoso; [debate, discussion] → animado, enérgico; [attack] → enérgico
he made a spirited defence of his positiondefendió su postura con vehemencia
he gave a spirited performance (Mus) → tocó con brío
they put up a spirited resistanceorganizaron una enérgica resistencia, resistieron enérgicamente

spirited

[ˈspɪrɪtɪd] adj
[debate, discussion] → animé(e); [defence] → courageux/euse
[person] → vif(vive), plein(e) d'allant

spirited

adjtemperamentvoll; horse alsofeurig; book, performancelebendig; (= courageous) person, reply, attack, attempt etcbeherzt, mutig; to make a spirited defence of somethingetw mutig verteidigen

spirited

[ˈspɪrɪtɪd] adj (horse) → focoso/a; (conversation) → animato/a; (person, attack) → energico/a; (description) → vivace, vigoroso/a
he gave a spirited performance (Mus, Theatre) → ha dato una brillante interpretazione

spirit

(ˈspirit) noun
1. a principle or emotion which makes someone act. The spirit of kindness seems to be lacking in the world nowadays.
2. a person's mind, will, personality etc thought of as distinct from the body, or as remaining alive eg as a ghost when the body dies. Our great leader may be dead, but his spirit still lives on; (also adjective) the spirit world; Evil spirits have taken possession of him.
3. liveliness; courage. He acted with spirit.
ˈspirited adjective
full of courage or liveliness. a spirited attack/description.
ˈspiritedly adverb
ˈspirits noun plural
1. a person's mood. He's in good/high/low spirits (= He's happy / very cheerful / depressed); This news may raise his spirits.
2. strong alcoholic drink, eg whisky, gin, vodka etc.
ˈspiritual (-tʃul) adjective
of one's spirit or soul, or of one's religious beliefs.
ˈspiritually adverb
spirit level
a tool consisting of a bar containing a glass tube of liquid, for testing whether a surface is level.