esprit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French esprit (spirit).

PronunciationEdit

/ɛˌspɹiː/

NounEdit

esprit (uncountable)

  1. Spirit, enthusiasm.
  2. A wit.
  3. Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.

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esprit m

  1. esprit

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French esperit, from Old French, borrowed from Latin spiritus through Ecclesiastical Latin and Christian religious texts.

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esprit m (plural esprits)

  1. immaterial or incorporeal substance
  2. disembodied mind
  3. mind (in the wide sense)
  4. mind (as principle of thought)
  5. specific mind aptitude
  6. high mind aptitude
  7. deep intention, sense, or purpose (of a text, action, attitude...); philosophy (in figurative sense)
  8. (metonymically) human beeing, as possessing abilities of mind
  9. (old) volatile fluid ; (in particular) alcohol

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