pneuma(redirected from pneumas)
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The soul or vital spirit.
(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]
the Holy Spirit in Christian theology. See also soul.See also: Christianity