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    Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    Hi,

    Is either adjective ever used to describe a lively and energetic society? Will you please suggest me a commonly used adjective for this?

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    #2

    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    Neither word is used. You've written two good adjectives - you can use either of them.
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    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    I suggest you look into 'sprightly'.

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    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    "Sprite" is an incorrect spelling of "spright".
    Last edited by andrewg927; 30-Apr-2017 at 06:25.

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    #5

    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    Sprite is not related to "sprightly".
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    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    I meant "sprite" is another way to spell "spright." However, it is an incorrect spelling.

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    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    If it's incorrect, it's not a variant. 'Variant' has a specific meaning in linguistics - it applies to accepted correct alternatives.

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    Re: Adjectives "Spriteful/sprightful" for a society...

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    If it's incorrect, it's not a variant. 'Variant' has a specific meaning in linguistics - it applies to accepted correct alternatives.
    Thanks for the feedback. I corrected the original post. Have a good day!

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