Esprit definition

ĕ-sprē
Liveliness of mind or spirit; wittiness or sprightliness.
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Spirit.
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Lively intelligence or wit.
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A wit.
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Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.
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Origin of esprit

  • French from Latin spīritus spirit spirit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French esprit (“spirit”).

    From Wiktionary