soul meaning

[ səul ] Pronunciation:   "soul" in a sentence
Noun: soul  sówl
  1. The immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    - psyche 
  2. A human being
    - person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal 
  3. Deep feeling or emotion
    - soulfulness 
  4. The human embodiment of something
    "the soul of honour" 
  5. A secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s
    "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"

Sounds like: sole

Derived forms: souls

Type of: African-American music, being, black music, causal agency, causal agent, cause, embodiment, feeling, gospel, gospel music, gospel singing, organism, spirit

Part of: people

Encyclopedia: Soul


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  1. he fought body and soul for his country.
  2. there is no gall or spite in my soul.
  3. i had a longing for a homeland for my soul.
  4. why doesn't he show his hand, damn his soul?
  5. he looked at every soul in the congregation.

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