free spirit


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free spirit

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

free′ spir′it


n.
a person who is not constrained by convention, as in lifestyle or dress; nonconformist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

free spirit

nspirito indipendente
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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.
Miami, FL, June 27, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Lila Nikole Collection, recognized for trendsetting designs and creative prints, has announced the debut of its much-anticipated 2020 Free Spirit Collection during Miami Swim Week.
Tan called Cassy a free spirit and her gown nothing short of bold for the message it delivered: that she is her own person.
Free Spirit is a double bill of bold and exciting contemporary works which promise original choreography and stirring performances to captivate audiences.
Artist Liz Kuntz will hold her first solo exhibition, of pastel drawings, under the name The Dance of the Free Spirit on October 12 at the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts.
"Fred the Beavercorn" is the mythical tale of Fred, the son of a union between a loving beaver mom and a free spirit unicorn father.