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
  1. noun
    concern with things of the spirit
    synonyms: otherworldliness, spiritism, spiritualism
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    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)
  2. noun
    property or income owned by a church
    synonyms: church property, spiritualty
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    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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