Synonyms for soul

Synonyms for (noun) soul

Synonyms: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently


Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results


Synonyms: soul

Definition: the human embodiment of something

Usage: the soul of honor

Similar words: embodiment

Definition: giving concrete form to an abstract concept


Synonyms: soul

Definition: a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

Usage: soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement

Similar words: black music, African-American music

Definition: music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses


Similar words: gospel, gospel singing

Definition: folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)


Synonyms: soul, soulfulness

Definition: deep feeling or emotion

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: soul, psyche

Definition: the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

Similar words: spirit

Definition: the vital principle or animating force within living things