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Synonyms for spirited
ˈspɪr 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

  1. List of paraphrases:

    feisty, animated, plucky, lively, brash, fiery

How to use spirited in a sentence?

  1. Ovid:

    The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.

  2. Vincent Van Gogh:

    It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.

  3. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    It would not be acceptable for someone to be spirited out of Hong Kong in order to face charges in a different jurisdiction.

  4. Payal Kadakia:

    Millennials are a bit more free-spirited, more able to go into new places, to feel more assertive and fearless about trying new things.

  5. Lee Michaels:

    Her demeanor inside the radio station complemented what was on the blog. Mean-spirited, very edgy, negative personality in her writing.

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