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Definition of Soul

  • The spiritual, rational, and immortal part in man; that part of man which enables him to think, and which renders him a subject of moral government; -- sometimes, in distinction from the higher nature, or spirit, of man, the so-called animal soul, that is, the seat of life, the sensitive affections and phantasy, exclusive of the voluntary and rational powers; -- sometimes, in distinction from the mind, the moral and emotional part of man's nature, the seat of feeling, in distinction from intellect; -- sometimes, the intellect only; the understanding; the seat of knowledge, as distinguished from feeling. In a more general sense, “an animating, separable, surviving entity, the vehicle of individual personal existence.”
  • The seat of real life or vitality; the source of action; the animating or essential part.
  • The leader; the inspirer; the moving spirit; the heart; as, the soul of an enterprise; an able general is the soul of his army.
  • Energy; courage; spirit; fervor; affection, or any other noble manifestation of the heart or moral nature; inherent power or goodness.
  • A human being; a person; -- a familiar appellation, usually with a qualifying epithet; as, poor soul.
  • A pure or disembodied spirit.
  • A perceived shared community and awareness among African-Americans.
  • Soul music.
  • By or for African-Americans, or characteristic of their culture; as, soul music; soul newspapers; soul food.
  • a human being
  • the human embodiment of something
  • a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s
  • deep feeling or emotion
  • the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

How to use soul in a sentence. Soul pronunciation.

FOR HIS SOUL'S SAKE AND THE LAND'S SAKE IX.
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His is the soul of the adventurer.
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In the latter place he had been one of the Turkish Embassy, and, having none of the outward characteristics of the Turk, and being in appearance more of a Spaniard than an Oriental, he had, by his gifts, his address and personal appearance, won the good-will of the Duchess of Middlesex, and had had that success all too flattering to the soul of a libertine.
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His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
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Not for my soul's sake, O my God!
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If it be Thy will, let my soul be cast away; but for the soul of him whose body I slew, and for his land, let my life be the long sacrifice.
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Into it he had poured his soul in the old days-days, centuries away, it seemed now.
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It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
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She only saw troubled depths, lighted by a soul of kindling purpose.
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He had been moved to come from a whisper in his soul; and he had the sure conviction of the predestinarian that he was not to be the victim of "The Scytheman" before his appointed time.
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Distempered and vague, his soul seemed spinning in an aching chaos.
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His soul hungered for the face of the bridge-opener, and the hunger grew.
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How did he wake me with his lips upon mine eyes, How did the singers carol-the singers of my soul That nest among the thoughts of my beloved! .
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The windows of my soul are closed; no more Mine eyes look gladly out to see my lover come.
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Behold, I would die, but that I have a sister there these many years, and her sick soul lives in loneliness.
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Can Parents, or any other Persons who have the Conduct of Youth, and have any serious Concern for the Souls of their Children, or of those that are committed to their Care, satisfie their Consciences, without Restraining them from going to a place of such Impiety and Infection; where they would be in the way to unlearn the best Instructions of their Parents and Governours; where Pride and Falshood, Malice and Revenge, Injustice and Immodesty, Contempt of Marriage, and false Notions of Honour, are recommended; where Men are taught to call in question the first Principles of their Religion, and are led to a contempt of Sacred things?
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Can less be expected from good Christians, who are sensible of the intolerable Disorders of the Play-Houses, and the Mischiefs that are brought upon Mankind by them, than that they would use all proper Methods for the Discouraging and Restraining their Relations and Friends from going to them, as they have any Concern for the Honour of God, the Good of Mankind, and the Welfare of their own Immortal Souls; that so by Persons, who have any virtuous Principles, keeping from a Place which they will never be able to frequent with Safety to themselves, under any partial Regulation; the _Players_, the unhappy, the miserable _Players_, may be necessitated to quit their Profession, and take upon them some honest and useful Employment (wherein good Men ought to encourage and assist them) and thereby the execrable Impieties of the _Play-Houses_, and the ruinous consequences of them, be prevented? XVII.
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It was a "wooden" town; its population two thousand souls.
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It was easy to get legislators, even at three dollars a day, although board was four dollars and fifty cents, for distinction has its charm in Nevada as well as elsewhere, and there were plenty of patriotic souls out of employment; but to get a legislative hall for them to meet in was another matter altogether.
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Her ways so various are, they're hard to tell,_ _By which she does betray poor Souls to Hell.
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Examples of Soul

Example #1
THE LETTER, THE NIGHT, AND THE WOMAN X. THE FOUR WHO KNEW XI.
Example #2
THOU NEVER BILLED A MANY" VII.
Example #3
Now what more to be set down?
Example #4
I think he is ever setting thee off against Lord Eglington; and that is foolish, for Eglington is but a man of the earth earthy.
Example #5
It had, however, been the means of his premature retirement from England, for his chief at the Embassy had a preference for an Oriental entourage.
Example #6
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.