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1. Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage: a spirited debate.
2. Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination: high-spirited; low-spirited.

spir′it·ed·ly adv.
spir′it·ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spiritedness - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorousspiritedness - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
chirpiness - cheerful and lively
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"


nTemperament nt; (of horse also)Feurigkeit f; (of performance)Lebendigkeit f; (= courage) (of person, reply, attempt etc)Beherztheit f, → Mut m; (of defence)Mut m
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