Webster 1913 Edition
Animated or possessed by a spirit.
[Obs.]“So talked the spirited, sly snake.”
Animated; full of life or vigor; lively; full of spirit or fire;
☞ Spirited is much used in composition; as in high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited, etc.
Syn. – Lively; vivacious; animated; ardent; active; bold; courageous.–
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Animated; encouraged; incited.
2.a. Animated; full of life; lively; full of spirit or fire; as a spirited address or oration; a spirited answer. It is used in composition, noting the state of the mind; as in high-spirited, low-spirited, mean-spirited.