spiro-, spir-, spira-, spirat-, -spire, -spiring, -spiration, -spirational
(Latin: breath of life, breath, breathing; mind; spirit, "soul"; courage)
Don't confuse this spiro-, with another spiro- meaning "coil, twisted".
2. To be concerned with religious matters: Every evening before going to bed, Jeffrey read in the Bible which quite spiritualized him and gave him a good night's sleep!
3. To relate to a person's spirit: Medical doctors must consider the emotional needs of their patients which spiritualize the lives of their bodies with energy and physical powers.
Motto of Clifton College, U.K.
From Hebrew ruah ha-godesh through Greek pneuma hagion then Latin spiritus sanctus followed by Old English halig gast and Middle English holi gost; meaning, "Holy Ghost" or "Holy Spirit".