fighting spirit(redirected from a fighting spirit)
A passion or zeal for doing something, even in the face of challenges. Well, the patient certainly has a fighting spirit, which makes me think she could survive this illness.
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fighting ˈspirita feeling that you are ready to fight very hard for something or to try something difficult: Come on, don’t give up now! Where’s your fighting spirit?
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