the part of a person's mind that is able to think and will; talked about as clearly opposed to the body
thought of as remaining alive, especially without appearing in physical form
a quality of lively determination or brave effort
an intention or feeling in the mind; attitude
any of various liquids such as alcohol
"the feel of the city excited him"
"a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"
"it had the smell of treason"
"his emotional state depended on her opinion"
"he was in good spirits"
"his spirit rose"
"it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
"he had a change of heart"
"The company spirited him up"
My spirit is going; I can no more.
出自：Anthony Cleopatra , Shakespeare
They were..fitted and spirited for Trials.
出自： Patrick Walker
He was further spirited to it by an anonymous letter.
出自： H. Rogers
One..boy..had to spirit himself up, whenever he came to play.
出自： R. L. Stevenson
误 They were all with great spirit when they heard the good news.
误 They were all with great spirits when they heard the good news.
误 They were all in great spirit when they heard the good news.
正 They were all in great spirits when they heard the good news.
析 当 spirit 作“情绪”或“心情”解时,应该用其复数形式 spirits,这里介词 in 不能用 with 替代。
误 Whether you win or lose is unimportant; what matters is the spirits in which you play.
正 Whether you win or lose is unimportant; what matters is the spirit in which you play.
析 当 spirit 作“气魄,气概,勇气,志气”解时,是不可数名词,要用其单数形式。