vitality


vi·tal·i·ty

noun \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

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

vi·tal·i·ty

noun \vī-ˈtal-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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