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soul

The ethereal and immortal essence of a person or living organism.
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But Coleman admits that Sunderland's lengthy stay in the bottom three is 'soul-destroying', and it got worse last night as a 1-0 defeat at Bolton Wanderers saw the Wearsiders sink to the foot of the table.
That must be soul-destroying for MPs now, the constant barrage of abuse" Former Labour MP Dame Anne Begg when asked what she missed about not being in Parliament.
When I wasn't mine, soul-destroying. never get Entertainer " The Crosby man, who has no other children, said: "That broke me.
Having covered but a handful of royal visits, I cannot imagine anything more soul-destroying. But Mr Edwards clearly thrives on it.
When you say, 'I commute a long way for work', there's a view that it's tedious or it's dull or it's soul-destroying. Not for me.
"It was soul-destroying being outside on the biggest day of my football-supporting life," said Rob.
Jack went missing in action during the Battle of Loos and his mother and father spent many years searching for him, a journey that was to involved many miles of soul-destroying discovery.
''At times, living without Michael is soul-destroying,'' said partner Yvonne.
My brother and I know what it is like to lose a parent in this way - but for a mother to lose her innocent children like this is absolutely soul-destroying. She will never get over this - we haven't.
It means you won't have to take a soul-destroying job where you take orders from rude people or spend all your waking hours toiling for tiny wages and no praise.
Sir - The amount of rubbish programmes currently on TV is not only soul-destroying but insulting to the average person's intelligence.