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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being spiritual-minded; spirituality of mind.


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  • The other is, that they may have fresh springs of spiritual life, and vigorous actings of all divine graces, in spiritual-mindedness, holiness, and fruitfulness, unto the praise of God, the honour of the gospel, and the increase of their own peace and joy.

    Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ 1616-1683 1965

  • O stumble not into the world except when duty calls; at best it is a deadly weight, a great hinderance to spiritual-mindedness, and in as far as it gets a footing in your heart, it will not only mar your progress, but your comfort.

    The Power of Faith Exemplified In The Life And Writings Of The Late Mrs. Isabella Graham. Isabella Graham

  • It is not a small matter, this renewing of friendship, but is the root of religion itself, and is well made the very test of spiritual-mindedness.

    Friendship Hugh Black

  • God will look in us for the lilies of peace and spiritual-mindedness, which only grow where there is what the old Babylonians called "a Sabbath of the heart."

    Stray Thoughts for Girls Lucy H. M. Soulsby

  • I have been much interested with Thomas Charles's life; such an example of spiritual-mindedness, faith, and love.

    A Brief Memoir with Portions of the Diary, Letters, and Other Remains, of Eliza Southall, Late of Birmingham, England Eliza Southall

  • I shall insert here, however, in the body of the text, the comment of the reverend Dean on the rapid transformation of Don Luis from spiritual-mindedness to the reverse, as it is curious, and throws much light on the whole matter.

    XII. Part II.—Paralipomena 1917

  • His spiritual-mindedness, viewed in the light that had just dawned upon him, he fancied to have had neither reality nor consistency; to have been but the vain and artificial product of his reading, of his boyish arrogance, of his aimless softness in the innocent days of his college life.

    XI. Part II.—Paralipomena 1917

  • You will then complain of the bitterness of life, and prate of the refining influences of music; of the help to spiritual-mindedness given by the exhibition on the public stage of mockeries of God's world, wherein some pitiful temporal triumph of simulated virtue in the last act is the apology for the vicious trifling that has gone before.

    The Irrational Knot Being the Second Novel of His Nonage George Bernard Shaw 1903

  • Will you learn spiritual-mindedness from the sight of her eyes, from the sound of her mouth, from the measure of her steps, or from the music and the dancing that cease not within the doors of her temple?

    The Irrational Knot Being the Second Novel of His Nonage George Bernard Shaw 1903

  • That spiritual-mindedness which is life he scarcely possessed.

    A Hero and Some Other Folks 1892


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