Definition of In good spirits

1. Adverb. Without losing equilibrium. "She took all his criticism in stride"

Exact synonyms: In Stride

Definition of In good spirits

1. Adverb. Happy and cheerful. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Good Spirits

in front of one's nose
in full
in full action
in full gear
in full swing
in full swing(p)
in full view
in gear
in general
in general(ip)
in goal
in good hands
in good order
in good part
in good spirits (current term)
in good stead
in good taste(p)
in good time
in great confusion
in gross
in hand
in hand(p)
in harmony
in haste
in heat
in heaven's name
in height(p)
in her own right
in her right mind(p)

Literary usage of In good spirits

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"I have the good news to tell you that our army is very healthy and in good spirits and increases daily. The English never dare to come out from their ..."

2. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The inhabitants in general are in good spirits; competent judges say that Sir ... in good spirits ..."

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