Spirituality

Definition of Spirituality

Spir`it`u`al´i`ty
n.1.The quality or state of being spiritual; incorporeality; heavenly-mindedness.
A pleasure made for the soul, suitable to its spirituality.
- South.
If this light be not spiritual, yet it approacheth nearest to spirituality.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
Much of our spirituality and comfort in public worship depends on the state of mind in which we come.
- Bickersteth.
2.(Eccl.) That which belongs to the church, or to a person as an ecclesiastic, or to religion, as distinct from temporalities.
During the vacancy of a see, the archbishop is guardian of the spiritualities thereof.
- Blackstone.
3.An ecclesiastical body; the whole body of the clergy, as distinct from, or opposed to, the temporality.
Five entire subsidies were granted to the king by the spirituality.
- Fuller.

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Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, angelicalness, beauty of holiness, bliss, bodilessness, fear of God, ghostliness, godlikeness, godliness, godly-mindedness, goodness, harmony, heavenliness, heavenly-mindedness, holiness, holy-mindedness, immateriality, immaterialness, impalpability, imponderability, incorporeality, incorporeity, inextension, intangibility, nonexteriority, occult phenomena, occultism, odor of sanctity, otherworldliness, psychical research, psychicism, psychics, psychism, pureness, pureness of heart, purity, righteousness, sainthood, saintlikeness, saintliness, saintship, sanctitude, sanctity, seraphicalness, shadowiness, spirit world, spiritual-mindedness, spirituousness, supernaturalism, the occult, unearthliness, unsubstantiality, unsubstantialness, unworldliness
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