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Definition of "spirituality" []

  • The state, quality, manner, or fact of being spiritual. (noun)
  • The clergy. (noun)
  • Something, such as property or revenue, that belongs to the church or to a cleric. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spirituality" in a sentence
  • "To him the term "spirituality" was akin to the notion of pure relativism."
  • "My friend M said that the term "spirituality" really pisses off devoutly religious folks."
  • "Wonderfully encapsulates the complex manner in which the term spirituality has taken on various meanings within the Christian tradition … Those who are interested in learning more about the major movements in the Christian tradition are sure to find this book a wonderful introduction into learning more about thinkers who have ardently longed to attain wisdom."