|part of speech:
||full of vigor, courage, or enthusiasm.
She gave a spirited performance.
- animated, avid, courageous, energetic, fiery, high-spirited, lively, plucky, vigorous, zealous
- damp, lifeless, spiritless
- similar words:
- active, alive, ardent, bold, dynamic, eager, enthusiastic, feisty, gallant, game, hearty, intense, living, mettlesome, passionate, resolute, sprightly, vivacious, warm
||adventurous, animate, blithe, brisk, buoyant, chipper, doughty, frisky, gay, inflammatory, jaunty, live, lively, merry, racy, saucy, vital
||spiritedly (adv.), spiritedness (n.)