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Definition 1: displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness - [adjective denoting all]

(spirited is similar to ...) marked by spirited enjoyment

(spirited is similar to ...) vigorous and animated

"a vibrant group that challenged the system" "a charming and vivacious hostess" "a vivacious folk dance"

(spirited is similar to ...) full of spirit and vitality

"a sprightly young girl" "a sprightly dance"

(spirited is similar to ...) smart and fashionable

"snappy conversation" "some sharp and whipping lines"

(spirited is similar to ...) recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like

(spirited is similar to ...) having a proud and unbroken spirit

(spirited is similar to ...) full of zest or vigor

"a racy literary style"

(spirited is similar to ...) characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

"a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

(spirited is similar to ...) showing courage

"the champion is faced with a feisty challenger"

(spirited is similar to ...) joyously unrestrained

(spirited is similar to ...) lively and spirited

"a dashing hero"

(spirited is similar to ...) with vigor

(spirited is similar to ...) full of rough and exuberant animal spirits

"boisterous practical jokes" "knockabout comedy"

(means also ...) having or showing great excitement and interest

"enthusiastic crowds filled the streets" "an enthusiastic response" "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

(means also ...) possessing or exerting or displaying energy

"an energetic fund raiser for the college" "an energetic group of hikers" "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

(means also ...) full of life and energy

"a lively discussion" "lively and attractive parents" "a lively party"

(... are attributes of spirited) quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

Definition 2: made lively or spirited - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where spirited or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a meal enlivened by the music
  • a spirited debate

Synonyms for spirited in the sense of this definition

(spirited is similar to ...) having life or vigor or spirit

"an animated and expressive face" "animated conversation" "became very animated when he heard the good news"

Definition 3: willing to face danger - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for spirited in the sense of this definition

(spirited is similar to ...) possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

"Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring" "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain" "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"

Definition 4: marked by lively action - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where spirited or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bouncing gait
  • bouncy tunes
  • the peppy and interesting talk
  • a spirited dance

Synonyms for spirited in the sense of this definition

(spirited is similar to ...) full of life and energy

"a lively discussion" "lively and attractive parents" "a lively party"

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