Definition of Spirit world

1. Noun. Any imaginary place where spiritual beings (demons or fairies or angels or the like) abide. "Science has emptied the spirit world of its former inhabitants"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit World

spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine
spirit off
spirit rapper
spirit rapping
spirit stove
spirit thermometer
spirit up
spirit world (current term)
spiritally
spirited
spirited away
spiritedly
spiritedness
spiritednesses
spiritful
spiriting
spiriting away
spiritings
spiritise
spiritism
spiritisms
spiritist

Literary usage of Spirit world

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anthropology: An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization by Edward Burnett Tylor (1906)
"... may best become acquainted with their general principles by beginning with the simple notions of the lower races as to the spirit-world. ..."

2. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1916)
"The subject of the Maori conception of the spirit world is one of much ... remarks on the spirit world of a nature that one looks for in vain in the ..."

3. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"... SEVEN spirit world and Human World WHAT WE KNOW OF traditional world view derives largely from the work of German ethnographers before and just after ..."

4. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"... SEVEN spirit world and Human World WHAT WE KNOW OF traditional world view derives largely from the work of German ethnographers before and just after ..."

5. Christian Dogmatics: A Text-book for Academical Instruction and Private Study by Johannes Jacobus van Oosterzee (1874)
"ITS ORIGIN IN THE spirit world. The first human sin is the consequence of a temptation, of which the Author must be sought for in a spirit world which has ..."

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