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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spiritual \Spir"it*u*al\, a. [L. spiritualis: cf. F. spirituel. See Spirit.] 1. Consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal; as, a spiritual substance or being. [1913 Webster] It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. --1 Cor. xv. 44. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to the moral feelings or states of the soul, as distinguished from the external actions; reaching and affecting the spirits. [1913 Webster] God's law is spiritual; it is a transcript of the divine nature, and extends its authority to the acts of the soul of man. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 4. Of or pertaining to the soul or its affections as influenced by the Spirit; controlled and inspired by the divine Spirit; proceeding from the Holy Spirit; pure; holy; divine; heavenly-minded; -- opposed to carnal. [1913 Webster] That I may impart unto you some spiritual gift. --Rom. i. ll. [1913 Webster] Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings. --Eph. i. 3. [1913 Webster] If a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one. --Gal. vi. 1. [1913 Webster] 5. Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical; as, the spiritual functions of the clergy; lords spiritual and temporal; a spiritual corporation. [1913 Webster] Spiritual coadjuctor. (Eccl.) See the Note under Jesuit. Spiritual court (Eccl. Law), an ecclesiastical court, or a court having jurisdiction in ecclesiastical affairs; a court held by a bishop or other ecclesiastic. [1913 Webster]