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es·prit

 (ĕ-sprē′)
n.
Liveliness of mind or spirit; wittiness or sprightliness.

[French, from Latin spīritus, spirit; see spirit.]

esprit

(ɛˈspriː)
n
spirit and liveliness, esp in wit
[C16: from French, from Latin spīritus a breathing, spirit1]

es•prit

(ɛˈspri)

n.
1. sprightliness of spirit or wit; lively intelligence.
[1585–95; < French < Latin spīritus spirit]
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Noun1.esprit - liveliness of mind or spirit
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

esprit

noun spirit, wit, sparkle, vitality, animation, verve, zest, élan, brio, quickness, vivacity, liveliness, sprightliness The wonderful esprit of this orchestra is quite unique.

esprit

noun
1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
2. A strong sense of enthusiasm and dedication to a common goal that unites a group:
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