noun see high-spirited

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • high-spiritedness — high spirit·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • high-spiritedness — See high spiritedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-spiritedness — noun exuberant liveliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑high spirited • Hypernyms: ↑liveliness, ↑life, ↑spirit, ↑sprightliness • Hyponyms: ↑vivacity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-spirited — high spiritedly, adj. high spiritedness, n. /huy spir i tid/, adj. 1. characterized by energetic enthusiasm, elation, vivacity, etc. 2. boldly courageous; mettlesome. [1625 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • high — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-spirited — adjective Date: 1603 characterized by a bold or energetic spirit • high spiritedly adverb • high spiritedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • high spirits — plural noun lively and cheerful behaviour or mood. Derivatives high spirited adjective high spiritedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • high-spirited — adjective joyously unrestrained (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑ebullient, ↑exuberant • Similar to: ↑spirited • Derivationally related forms: ↑high spiritedness, ↑exuberate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spiritedness — Spirited Spir it*ed, a. 1. Animated or possessed by a spirit. [Obs.] So talked the spirited, sly snake. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or fire; as, a spirited oration; a spirited answer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hardiness — n 1. strength, strongness, able bodiedness, might, mightiness, virility, power, powerfulness, potence, potency, force, forcefulness, Literary. puissance; toughness, ruggedness, sinew, sinewiness, wiriness, sturdiness, soundness, hardihood;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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