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vigor

noun vig·or \ˈvi-gər\

: strength, energy, or determination

Full Definition of VIGOR

1
:  active bodily or mental strength or force
2
:  active healthy well-balanced growth especially of plants
3
:  intensity of action or effect :  force
4
:  effective legal status

Examples of VIGOR

  1. She defended her beliefs with great vigor.
  2. <she was picked to lead the volunteer group because of her vigor and enthusiasm>

Origin of VIGOR

Middle English vigour, from Anglo-French, from Latin vigor, from vigēre to be vigorous
First Known Use: 14th century

vigor

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Medical Definition of VIGOR

—see hybrid vigor

Variants of VIGOR

vigor or chiefly British vigour

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