spirituality

Spirituality has to do with the spirit, not as in ghosts, but as in the essence of being human — your soul or your inner life.

Spirituality often has to do with religion, but it doesn't have to. You might say, "I'm not religious; but I have a strong sense of spirituality," which might mean that you practice yoga or meditation, or you pray with a group, or you nurture your spirit by spending time in nature. Religions usually have defined beliefs, rituals, and guidelines; spirituality is more individual.

DEFINITIONS OF: spirituality

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n concern with things of the spirit

Synonyms:
otherworldliness, spiritism, spiritualism
Antonyms:
worldliness
concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
Type of:
internality, inwardness
preoccupation with what concerns human inner nature (especially ethical or ideological values)

n property or income owned by a church

Synonyms:
church property, spiritualty
Types:
temporality, temporalty
the worldly possessions of a church
benefice, ecclesiastical benefice
an endowed church office giving income to its holder
sinecure
a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached
Type of:
belongings, holding, property
something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
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