Animated or possessed by a spirit.
[Obs.] "So talked the spirited
, sly snake."
Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or fire; as, a spirited oration; a spirited answer.
⇒ Spirited is much used in composition; as in high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited, etc.
Syn. -- Lively; vivacious; animated; ardent; active; bold; courageous.
-- Spir"it*ed*ly, adv. -- Spir"it*ed*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.