Simple Definition of vigorous
: healthy and strong
: done with great force and energy
Examples of vigorous
She remained vigorous into her nineties.
His speech was met with vigorous applause.
She gave a vigorous defense of her beliefs.
Origin of vigorous
Middle English vigorous, vigrous, from Anglo-French, from vigour
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of vigorous
VIGOROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of vigorous
1 : very healthy and strong <a vigorous plant>
2 : done with force and energy <vigorous exercise>
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