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1. Of, relating to, consisting of, or having the nature of spirit; not material; supernatural: spiritual power.
2. Of, concerned with, or affecting the soul: spiritual guidance; spiritual growth.
3. Not concerned with material or worldly things: led a spiritual life.
4. Of or belonging to a religion; sacred: spiritual practices; spiritual music.
a. A religious folk song of African-American origin.
b. A work composed in imitation of such a song.
2. often spirituals Religious, spiritual, or ecclesiastical matters.

[Middle English, from Old French spirituel, from Latin spīrituālis, of breathing, spiritual, from spīritus, breath; see spirit.]

spir′i·tu·al·ly adv.
spir′i·tu·al·ness n.
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We shall even go ahead and restrict the word to this purely formal sense that does not include spiritualness, and we shall call what is self-sufficient, insofar as it is something spiritual, a "person.
it's not visited daily by people, that you have to go out of your way to visit somewhere--where people lived for a long period of time or made a certain impact, that I still believe that there's, um, a spiritualness connected with those people and, um, maybe some of their spirit lingers around places like that.
Maisano says he thought the paintings the production crew chose for the film reflected the spiritualness of the Fockers, played in the film by Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand.