Adjective "Spirited" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈspɪrɪtɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Full of energy, enthusiasm, and determination.
  1. 'As it turns out, Alison is quite the spirited child and is quite capable of damaging these men.'
  2. 'It would be nice to report that the visitors mounted a spirited defence of their line from first to last, but that would be stretching the truth.'
  3. 'Still the visitors pressed, but a spirited start to the second half was soon stifled.'
  4. 'These engines guarantee spirited driving fun, combined with low fuel consumption and emissions.'
  5. 'They're all 6 feet tall and in their sixties or seventies and they're spirited and feisty.'
  6. 'All three students agreed it was a lively, humorous, spirited debate and a rewarding experience.'
  7. 'This spirited and vivacious cricketer is a fighter, a towering all-rounder in the making.'
  8. 'The spirited mother's courage and love for her son lend the narrative warmth and dignity.'
  9. 'Shammies survived a spirited attempt by the visitors to get back on level terms in the second half.'
  10. 'He liked helping them out and he thought Charlotte had such a spirited character.'
Having a specified character, attitude, or mood.

    Definitions

    1. having or showing mettle, courage, vigor, liveliness, etc.: a spirited defense of poetry.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "people can be spirited to places."

    "sorts can be spirited into houses."

    "people can be spirited to hideouts."

    "people can be spirited from places."

    "defectors can be spirited to places."

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