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free spirit

n.
One who is not restrained, as by convention or obligation; a nonconformist.
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free′ spir′it


n.
a person who is not constrained by convention, as in lifestyle or dress; nonconformist.
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Noun1.free spirit - someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
free-liver - someone who gratifies physical appetites (especially for food and drink) with more than the usual freedom
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Translations

free spirit

nspirito indipendente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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A ship in dock, surrounded by quays and the walls of warehouses, has the appearance of a prisoner meditating upon freedom in the sadness of a free spirit put under restraint.
Hard for me, too; it hurts me like a physical pain to see that free spirit of the air and the sunshine laboring and grieving over a book; and sometimes when I find her gazing far away towards the plain and the blue mountains with the longing in her eyes, I have to throw open the prison doors; I can't help it.
But Lucifer was a free spirit. To serve was to suffocate.
I love him who is of a free spirit and a free heart: thus is his head only the bowels of his heart; his heart, however, causeth his down-going.
'She was of gipsy blood, Sir John,' repeated Gabriel, 'and had a high, free spirit. This, and her good looks, and her lofty manner, interested some gentlemen who were easily moved by dark eyes; and efforts were made to save her.
It seemed to the author, that the existence of the two races in the same country, the vanquished distinguished by their plain, homely, blunt manners, and the free spirit infused by their ancient institutions and laws; the victors, by the high spirit of military fame, personal adventure, and whatever could distinguish them as the Flower of Chivalry, might, intermixed with other characters belonging to the same time and country, interest the reader by the contrast, if the author should not fail on his part.
Tribune News Network Doha Ulysse Nardin, the pioneering Swiss, fine watch maker and manufacturer, inspired by the sea and delivering innovative timepieces to free spirits since 1846, has launched its first boutique in Doha at The Mall of Qatar.
According to the brand, their products are designed for the millennial generation of free spirits, role jugglers, deep souls, young hearts, the outgoing, and laid-back women who want to look good without too much effort.
Fresh from finishing in the top six of the Salute UK music contest and winning the Renfrewshire Live and Unsigned competition run by Brick Lane Studios, Lisa is a finalist in the Young Songwriter 2018 competition with her song Free Spirits.
Lause, Free Spirits: Spiritualism, Republicanism, and Radicalism in the Civil War Era (Urbana: University of Illinois Press 2016)
While staff are saving lives at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, their children are enjoying top class care after the hospital's Free Spirits Nursery was given full marks by Ofsted inspectors.