spiritedness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spirited +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

spiritedness (uncountable)

  1. The property of being spirited, of having spirit.
    At the end of a ride I appreciate this horse's stamina, but at the beginning of the ride I could do without his excessive spiritedness.
    I can't stand her mean-spiritedness. She won't even find time to visit her grandmother in hospital.