Definition of community spirit in English:

community spirit


  • [mass noun] A feeling of involvement in and concern for one's local community.

    ‘there has been a loss of community spirit’
    • ‘Nevertheless, John remembers it as a happy childhood in an area with genuine community spirit.’
    • ‘It was a brilliant concert and it brought joy and laughter and community spirit to the area on both nights.’
    • ‘It is a place where community spirit overflows, everyone knows each other and where crime rarely hits the headlines.’
    • ‘They celebrated the contributions of those whose community spirit has made a difference in York.’
    • ‘I have not witnessed so much goodwill, happiness and community spirit on the streets of Marlborough for a long time.’
    • ‘They believe it will attract tourists, increase business and bolster community spirit.’
    • ‘However, that strong community spirit has always been there and it is reflected in the club's fund raising for charity.’
    • ‘All that is required now is some goodwill and community spirit and a little light work from local people.’
    • ‘Pride and community spirit are returning to the area with half of all residents saying they now look out for each other on a daily basis.’
    • ‘There was a feeling of real community spirit in Skipton at the weekend as local people pulled out all the stops to provide a gala procession.’
    • ‘When volunteers put time and effort into local projects, just one vandal strike can shatter community spirit.’
    • ‘In the deprived part of Edinburgh, nearly half of residents felt there was little or no community spirit where they lived.’
    • ‘There is room for improvement to morale and community spirit in the town.’
    • ‘But in some areas community spirit is alive and well thanks to residents who care for their street or estate.’
    • ‘Youngsters worked together to create a haven in their street to help rebuild community spirit.’
    • ‘He had no community spirit and no real desire to please the others.’
    • ‘We worked hard, for much less, but we also had peace of mind, trust and community spirit.’
    • ‘She also noted it was great to have such community spirit where people looked out for one another.’
    • ‘The feedback has been excellent and there is a feeling of renewed community spirit in the village.’
    • ‘An entire village will join a new scheme to boost community spirit next month to ensure its older residents are more cared for than ever.’