Definition of spiritedness

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.
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He demonstrated his public-spiritedness by photographing the illegal dumping of atomic waste.
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I have learned a great deal about dignity, public spiritedness and suffering from the victims that I have worked with in recent years.
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From their viewpoint, collecting art was not simply a matter of benevolence or public spiritedness.
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People after the earthquake in New Zealand visited us in order to incorporate some of this public spiritedness around local growing into the heart of Christchurch.
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Public spiritedness, measured through non-payment of public utilities (transport, water, etc.), taxes, or use of government benefits, is also at a low level.
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