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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spir·i·tu·ous /ˈspɪrɪʧəwəs, ɪʧwəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spir·i·tu·ous /ˈspɪrɪʧ(ə)wəs, ɪʧəs, ˈspɪrətəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spir·it·u·ous a.
 1. Having the quality of spirit; tenuous in substance, and having active powers or properties; ethereal; immaterial; spiritual; pure.
 2. Containing, or of the nature of, alcoholic (esp. distilled) spirit; consisting of refined spirit; alcoholic; ardent; as, spirituous liquors.
 3. Lively; gay; vivid; airy. [Obs.]
    The mind of man is of that spirituous, stirring nature, that it is perpetually at work.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : containing or of the nature of alcohol; "spiritous
            beverages"; "spirituous liquors" [syn: spiritous]