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Synonyms for soul
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soul, psyche(noun)

    the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

    Synonyms:
    somebody, head, person, someone, brain, mortal, soulfulness, individual, mind, psyche, nous

  2. person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul(noun)

    a human being

    "there was too much for one person to do"

    Synonyms:
    somebody, person, someone, psyche, mortal, soulfulness, individual

  3. soul, soulfulness(noun)

    deep feeling or emotion

    Synonyms:
    somebody, person, someone, mortal, soulfulness, individual, psyche

  4. soul(noun)

    the human embodiment of something

    "the soul of honor"

    Synonyms:
    mortal, psyche, individual, somebody, person, soulfulness, someone

  5. soul(noun)

    a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

    "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"

    Synonyms:
    mortal, psyche, individual, somebody, person, soulfulness, someone

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. soul

    Mind, in a general sense, includes all the powers of sentient being apart from the physical factors in bodily faculties and activities; in a limited sense, mind is nearly synonymous with intellect, but includes disposition, or the tendency toward action, as appears in the phrase "to have a mind to work." As the seat of mental activity, brain (colloquially brains) is often used as a synonym for mind, intellect, intelligence. Thought, the act, process, or power of thinking, is often used to denote the thinking faculty, and especially the reason. The instinct of animals is now held by many philosophers to be of the same nature as the intellect of man, but inferior and limited; yet the apparent difference is very great.

    An instinct is a propensity prior to experience and independent of instruction.

    Paley Natural Philosophy ch. 18.

    In this sense we speak of human instincts, thus denoting tendencies independent of reasoning or instruction. The soul includes the intellect, sensibilities, and will; beyond what is expressed by the word mind, the soul denotes especially the moral, the immortal nature; we say of a dead body, the soul (not the mind) has fled. Spirit is used especially in contradistinction from matter; it may in many cases be substituted for soul, but soul has commonly a fuller and more determinate meaning; we can conceive of spirits as having no moral nature; the fairies, elves, and brownies of mythology might be termed spirits, but not souls. In the figurative sense, spirit denotes animation, excitability, perhaps impatience; as, a lad of spirit; he sang with spirit; he replied with spirit. Soul denotes energy and depth of feeling, as when we speak of soulful eyes; or it may denote the very life of anything; as, "the hidden soul of harmony," Milton L'Allegro l. 144. Sense may be an antonym of intellect, as when we speak of the sense of hearing; but sense is used also as denoting clear mental action, good judgment, acumen; as, he is a man of sense, or, he showed good sense; sense, even in its material signification, must be reckoned among the activities of mind, tho dependent on bodily functions; the mind, not the eye, really sees; the mind, not the ear, really hears. Consciousness includes all that a sentient being perceives, knows, thinks, or feels, from whatever source arising and of whatever character, kind, or degree, whether with or without distinct thinking, feeling, or willing; we speak of the consciousness of the brute, of the savage, or of the sage. The intellect is that assemblage of faculties which is concerned with knowledge, as distinguished from emotion and volition. Understanding is the Saxon word of the same general import, but is chiefly used of the reasoning powers; the understanding, which Sir Wm. Hamilton has called "the faculty of relations and comparisons," is distinguished by many philosophers from reason in that "reason is the faculty of the higher cognitions or a priori truth."

    Synonyms:
    brain, consciousness, disposition, instinct, intellect, intelligence, mind, reason, reason, sense, spirit, thought, understanding

    Antonyms:
    body, brawn, brute force, material substance, matter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. soul

    Synonyms:
    mind, spirit, inner man

  2. soul

    Synonyms:
    life, vital principle, animating principle

  3. soul

    Synonyms:
    essence, principal part, essential part, best part

  4. soul

    Synonyms:
    individual, person, man, human being, intelligent being

  5. soul

    Synonyms:
    ardor, fire, fervor, courage, energy, force

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soul(n)

    Synonyms:
    spirit, psyche

    Associated words:
    psychology, psychic, psychological, psychomachy, transmigration, metempsychosis, psychogenesis, psychopannychism, theodicy, monopsychism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    alma, 'alma, souls, spirit, meas, ame, heart, lifeblood, aalma, psyche, self-control, mind

How to pronounce soul?

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How to use soul in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Bio-Cyber ​​Consciousness In reality, logic is quantum vision, just scrolling through a video player, so we can see a scenario of an unstable future. But going into Bio-cyberconsciousness, which forms an alternative reality of dreams, since technology is a biomechanical symbiote that absorbs our consciousness and thereby gains mind, forming a duality of the mind in which we begin to get confused about who we are - this is a black hole that scatters our mind into pixels of memories , a mosaic that is more difficult to assemble over time, this is how growing up in oblivion is formed - it is like a lethargic dream of illusions that takes us to another space. Hypper is a dream in which time accelerates during sleep, being on the verge of two worlds: reality and illusion. You miss life itself and the most important core of life is love. Love should become the main instinct that contains the filling of true happiness, namely the constant need to give your sincere love. Techno dimension in which there is only a sphere of consciousness called our immortality. Artificial hibernation in artificial happiness, since reality is an eternity in which a person feels only depression as he feels infinity - this is the immortality of consciousness, and infinity is the truth. Blindness from terabytes of HD imagination is a great denial of its essence and meanings depend on our desires. A place where we will never see infinity, since it is limited only by our associations of self-interest. Death itself is a great awakening from the slavery of desires, because the soul longs only for peace. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Walt Whitman:

    I have said that the soul is not more than the body, And I have said that the body is not more than the soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's self is.

  3. Amber Maricle:

    My soul sister. We just got each other.

  4. Henrik Ibsen, Norweigen Playwright:

    Poetry is to hold judgment on your soul.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    The soul will remain faithful to its integrity forever. The spirit does not betray.


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