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vitality

noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈta-lə-tē\

: a lively or energetic quality

: the power or ability of something to continue to live, be successful, etc.

plural vi·tal·i·ties

Full Definition of VITALITY

1
a :  the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonliving
b :  capacity to live and develop; also :  physical or mental vigor especially when highly developed
2
a :  power of enduring
b :  lively and animated character
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Examples of VITALITY

  1. Her prose is full of vitality.
  2. These scandals could threaten the vitality of the sport.
  3. the economic vitality of our cities

First Known Use of VITALITY

1592
VITALITIES Defined for Kids

vitality

noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈta-lə-tē\
plural vi·tal·i·ties

Definition of VITALITY for Kids

1
:  capacity to live and develop <the vitality of a seed>
2
:  energy 1, vigor <She's a woman of great vitality.>
Medical Dictionary

vitality

noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈtal-ət-ē\
plural vi·tal·i·ties

Medical Definition of VITALITY

1
:  the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonliving
2
:  capacity to live and develop; also :  physical or mental vigor especially when highly developed

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