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Definition of spiritual
1of, relating to, or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things:I’m responsible for his spiritual welfare the spiritual values of life (of a person) not concerned with material values or pursuits. 2of or relating to religion or religious belief:the tribe’s spiritual leader
noun (also Negro spiritual)
a religious song of a kind associated with black Christians of the southern US, and thought to derive from the combination of European hymns and African musical elements by black slaves.