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Synonyms for spiritedˈspɪr ɪ tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spirited(adj)

    displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

    Synonyms:
    enlivened, mettlesome, bouncy, gamy, zippy, bouncing, gritty, gamey, spunky, peppy, game

    Antonyms:
    unanimated, fearful, listless, bloodless, dispirited, thin, spiritless, apathetic, cowardly, dull, heartless

  2. bouncing, bouncy, peppy, spirited, zippy(adj)

    marked by lively action

    "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, gamey, resilient, lively, gamy, spunky, snappy, bouncy, game, rattling, enlivened, peppy, merry, gritty, live, zippy, bouncing, springy, brisk, mettlesome, alert

    Antonyms:
    heartless, bloodless, unanimated, thin, cowardly, fearful, dull, spiritless, dispirited, listless, apathetic

  3. game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunky(adj)

    willing to face danger

    Synonyms:
    lame, zippy, spicy, granulose, high, gamy, racy, spunky, gimpy, juicy, feisty, blue, mettlesome, coarse-grained, crippled, risque, granular, mealy, bouncy, naughty, gamey, halting, gritty, peppy, enlivened, halt, grainy, bouncing, farinaceous, plucky, game

    Antonyms:
    unanimated, spiritless, dispirited, thin, listless, bloodless, apathetic, heartless, fearful, cowardly, dull

  4. enlivened, spirited(adj)

    made lively or spirited

    "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a spirited debate"

    Synonyms:
    enlivened, mettlesome, bouncy, gamy, zippy, bouncing, gritty, gamey, spunky, peppy, game

    Antonyms:
    listless, thin, spiritless, heartless, dispirited, cowardly, apathetic, bloodless, dull, unanimated, fearful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spirited

    Racy applies in the first instance to the pleasing flavor characteristic of certain wines, often attributed to the soil from which they come. Pungent denotes something sharply irritating to the organs of taste or smell, as pepper, vinegar, ammonia; piquant denotes a quality similar in kind to pungent but less in degree, stimulating and agreeable; pungent spices may be deftly compounded into a piquant sauce. As applied to literary products, racy refers to that which has a striking, vigorous, pleasing originality; spicy to that which is stimulating to the mental taste, as spice is to the physical; piquant and pungent in their figurative use keep very close to their literal sense.

    Synonyms:
    flavorous, forcible, lively, piquant, pungent, racy, rich, spicy

    Antonyms:
    cold, dull, flat, flavorless, insipid, prosy, stale, stupid, tasteless, vapid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spirited

    Synonyms:
    animated, lively, vivacious, ardent, buoyant, sprightly, courageous

    Antonyms:
    dull, dispirited, depressed, cowardly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spirited(a.)

    Synonyms:
    animated, lively, vivacious, sprightly, ardent, earnest, active, alert, high-mettled, high-spirited, full of spirit, full of life

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

feisty, animated, plucky, lively, brash, fiery

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