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Negro spiritual, spiritual
n. a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
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spiritual
adj. lacking material body or form or substance; "spiritual beings"; "the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm"-Lewis Mumford
spiritual
adj. lacking material body or form or substance; "spiritual beings"; "the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm"-Lewis Mumford
spiritual, spectral, phantasmal, ghostly, ghostlike, apparitional
adj. resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"
spiritual, religious
adj. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
unearthly, spiritual
adj. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul; "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"
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shuddery, scarey, shivery, scary, chilling
adj. provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
sick, macabre, gruesome, grisly, grim, ghastly
adj. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
devoted to, dedicated to, dedicated
adj. solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
devoted to, dedicated to, dedicated
adj. solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
aery, aeriform, ethereal, airy, aerial
adj. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
nonphysical, intangible
adj. lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen; "that intangible thing--the soul"
godly, divine
adj. emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review
eery, eerie
adj. inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
pious
adj. having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"
pious
adj. having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"
worshipful, reverent, godly
adj. showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"
god-fearing, devout
adj. deeply religious; "a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
god-fearing, devout
adj. deeply religious; "a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
phantom
adj. something apparently sensed but having no physical reality; "seemed to hear faint phantom bells"; "the amputee's illusion of a phantom limb"
holy
adj. belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
holy
adj. belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
spiritual, religious
adj. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
buttery
adj. resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake"
buttery
adj. resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake"
unearthly, spiritual
adj. concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul; "a spiritual approach to life"; "spiritual fulfillment"; "spiritual values"; "unearthly love"
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unbodied, unembodied, discorporate, disembodied, bodiless
adj. not having a material body; "bodiless ghosts"
indwelling
adj. existing or residing as an inner activating spirit or force or principle; "an indwelling divinity"; "an indwelling goodness"
innermost, inmost
adj. being deepest within the self; "one's innermost feelings"
internal, interior, inner
adj. located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
weird
adj. strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker
sorcerous, wizard, witching, wizardly, magical, magic, charming
adj. possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
miraculous, marvellous, marvelous
adj. being or having the character of a miracle
metaphysical
adj. without material form or substance; "metaphysical forces"
necromantic
adj. given to or produced by or used in the art of conjuring up the dead; "a necromantic sorcerer"; "necromantic delusions"; "necromantic powders and other weird objects"
transcendental
adj. of or characteristic of a system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material
paranormal
adj. not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
transmundane
adj. existing or extending beyond the physical world; "whatever of transmundane...insight...we may carry"- William James
witchlike
adj. being or having the character of witchcraft
divine
adj. devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy"
unutterable, unspeakable, unnameable, ineffable
adj. too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
inspirational
adj. imparting a divine influence on the mind and soul
sacrosanct, inviolate, inviolable
adj. must be kept sacred
numinous
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of a numen
sublime, reverend
adj. worthy of adoration or reverence
tabu, taboo
adj. forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
hermitical, eremitical, eremitic, anchoritic, hermitic
adj. characterized by ascetic solitude; "the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony"; "his hermitic existence"
monastical, cloistral, monastic, conventual, cloistered
adj. of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
unmercenary
adj. not mercenary; not influenced by financial gains
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secular
adj. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows; "the secular clergy"
temporal, secular, worldly
adj. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
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