Definition of Spiritualise

1. Verb. Give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense.

Exact synonyms: Spiritualize
Generic synonyms: Construe, Interpret, See
Derivative terms: Spiritualisation, Spiritualization
Antonyms: Literalize



2. Verb. Purify from the corrupting influences of the world. "During his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized"
Exact synonyms: Spiritualize
Generic synonyms: Purge, Purify, Sanctify
Derivative terms: Spiritualisation, Spiritualization

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiritualise

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spiritual being
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spiritual desertion
spiritual healing
spiritual leader
spiritual naturalism
spiritual naturalist
spiritual rebirth
spiritual sequel
spiritual sequels
spiritual violence
spiritual world
spiritual worlds
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spiritualise (current term)
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Literary usage of Spiritualise

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

1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1882)
"It cannot spiritualise life by providing services or sermons. It must act with, not for, the people. This involves a change not only in the actions of ..."

2. Six Radical Thinkers: Bentham, J. S. Mill, Cobden, Carlyle, Mazzini, T. H. Green by John MacCunn (1907)
"It is never the end of a nation to diminish its riches; its problem is to spiritualise increase of riches. But the movement has its dangers. ..."

3. Scottish Vernacular Literature: A Succinct History by Thomas Finlayson Henderson (1898)
"The three Estates of Parliament—spiritualise, ... and Merchand —make their entrance on the stage walking backwards, 'led by the Vices': spiritualise by ..."

4. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"... entire series of Essays is based seeks to moralise and to spiritualise the great institutions of society — not to revolutionise or to materialise them. ..."

5. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"... entire series of Essays is based seeks to moralise and to spiritualise the great institutions of society — not to revolutionise or to materialise them. ..."

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