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Commercialism vs. Spirit

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  • Commercialism (noun)

    The practices, methods, aims, and spirit of commerce or business.

  • Commercialism (noun)

    A tendency to value profit over everything else.

  • Spirit (noun)

    The soul of a person or other creature.

  • Spirit (noun)

    A supernatural being, often but not exclusively without physical form; ghost, fairy, angel.

    "A wandering spirit haunts the island."

  • Spirit (noun)

    Enthusiasm.

    "School spirit is at an all-time high."

  • Spirit (noun)

    The manner or style of something.

    "In the spirit of forgiveness, we didn't press charges."

  • Spirit (noun)

    A volatile liquid, such as alcohol. The plural form spirits is a generic term for distilled alcoholic beverages.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Energy; ardour.

  • Spirit (noun)

    One who is vivacious or lively; one who evinces great activity or peculiar characteristics of mind or temper.

    "a ruling spirit; a schismatic spirit"

  • Spirit (noun)

    Temper or disposition of mind; mental condition or disposition; intellectual or moral state; often in the plural.

    "to be cheerful, or in good spirits; to be down-hearted, or in bad spirits"

  • Spirit (noun)

    Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself.

  • Spirit (noun)

    A rough breathing; an aspirate, such as the letter h; also, a mark denoting aspiration.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Intent; real meaning; opposed to the letter, or formal statement.

    "the spirit of an enterprise, or of a document"

  • Spirit (noun)

    Any of the four substances: sulphur, sal ammoniac, quicksilver, and arsenic (or, according to some, orpiment).

  • Spirit (noun)

    stannic chloride

  • Spirit (verb)

    To carry off, especially in haste, secrecy, or mystery.

  • Spirit (verb)

    To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; sometimes followed by up.

    "Civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Commercialism (noun)

    The commercial spirit or method.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself.

  • Spirit (noun)

    A rough breathing; an aspirate, as the letter h; also, a mark to denote aspiration; a breathing.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Life, or living substance, considered independently of corporeal existence; an intelligence conceived of apart from any physical organization or embodiment; vital essence, force, or energy, as distinct from matter.

  • Spirit (noun)

    The intelligent, immaterial and immortal part of man; the soul, in distinction from the body in which it resides; the agent or subject of vital and spiritual functions, whether spiritual or material.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Specifically, a disembodied soul; the human soul after it has left the body.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Any supernatural being, good or bad; an apparition; a specter; a ghost; also, sometimes, a sprite,; a fairy; an elf.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Energy, vivacity, ardor, enthusiasm, courage, etc.

  • Spirit (noun)

    One who is vivacious or lively; one who evinces great activity or peculiar characteristics of mind or temper; as, a ruling spirit; a schismatic spirit.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Temper or disposition of mind; mental condition or disposition; intellectual or moral state; - often in the plural; as, to be cheerful, or in good spirits; to be downhearted, or in bad spirits.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Intent; real meaning; - opposed to the letter, or to formal statement; also, characteristic quality, especially such as is derived from the individual genius or the personal character; as, the spirit of an enterprise, of a document, or the like.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Tenuous, volatile, airy, or vapory substance, possessed of active qualities.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Any liquid produced by distillation; especially, alcohol, the spirits, or spirit, of wine (it having been first distilled from wine): - often in the plural.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Rum, whisky, brandy, gin, and other distilled liquors having much alcohol, in distinction from wine and malt liquors.

  • Spirit (noun)

    A solution in alcohol of a volatile principle. Cf. Tincture.

  • Spirit (noun)

    Any one of the four substances, sulphur, sal ammoniac, quicksilver, or arsenic (or, according to some, orpiment).

  • Spirit (noun)

    Stannic chloride. See under Stannic.

  • Spirit

    To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; - sometimes followed by up.

  • Spirit

    To convey rapidly and secretly, or mysteriously, as if by the agency of a spirit; to kidnap; - often with away, or off.

Webster Dictionary
  • Commercialism (noun)

    transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

  • Spirit (noun)

    the vital principle or animating force within living things

  • Spirit (noun)

    the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people;

    "the feel of the city excited him"

    "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"

    "it had the smell of treason"

  • Spirit (noun)

    a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

  • Spirit (noun)

    any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

  • Spirit (noun)

    the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection);

    "his emotional state depended on her opinion"

    "he was in good spirits"

    "his spirit rose"

  • Spirit (noun)

    the intended meaning of a communication

  • Spirit (noun)

    animation and energy in action or expression;

    "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

  • Spirit (noun)

    an inclination or tendency of a certain kind;

    "he had a change of heart"

  • Spirit (verb)

    infuse with spirit;

    "The company spirited him up"

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