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soul

soul

 
 
pronunciation:
sol
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the spiritual dimension of human beings, regarded by some religions as immortal, and viewed as distinct from the physical body.
synonyms:
mind, psyche, spirit
antonyms:
body
similar words:
anima, feeling, intellect, interior, self
definition 2: the part of one's being that is regarded as surviving death.
synonyms:
spirit
similar words:
ghost
definition 3: the central or vital part of something; essence.
She is the soul of the organization.
synonyms:
essence, kernel, quintessence, substance
similar words:
basis, being, blood, flavor, heart, keynote, life, marrow, nucleus, pith, spirit
definition 4: a nearly perfect embodiment.
He is the soul of forgiveness.
synonyms:
quintessence
similar words:
embodiment, incarnation, spirit
definition 5: a human being; person.
She is a kind soul.
synonyms:
individual, person
similar words:
being, creature, human, mortal
definition 6: the emotional dimension of human nature.
similar words:
bosom, emotion, feeling, fervor, heart
definition 7: the essence of the African cultural heritage of black Americans.
similar words:
life
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans and their culture.
similar words:
earthy, intense, soulful
Homophone Note
The words soul, sol, and sole sound alike but have different meanings.
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