pneuma

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pneu·ma

 (no͞o′mə, nyo͞o′-)
n.
The soul or vital spirit.

[Greek; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.]

pneuma

(ˈnjuːmə)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy a person's vital spirit, soul, or creative energy. Compare psyche
[C19: from Greek: breath, spirit, wind; related to pnein to blow, breathe]

pneu•ma

(ˈnu mə, ˈnyu-)

n., pl. -mas.
the vital spirit; soul.
[1875–80; < Greek pneûma literally, breath, wind; akin to pneîn to breathe]

pneuma

the Holy Spirit in Christian theology. See also soul.
See also: Christianity