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energy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of energy

  1. 1 a spiritual force that is held to emanate from or give animation to living beings <many Eastern cultures believe in the significance of life energy in the healing process> Synonyms aura, chi (or ch'i also qi), ki, vibe(s), vibration(s) Related Words inner light, light, nature, orgone, soul, spirit; élan vital, life, lifeblood, Shakti (also Sakti), world soul; karma, mana

  2. 2 active strength of body or mind <for a woman of advanced years, she has remarkable energy> Synonyms beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, vigor, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zipRelated Words animal spirits, animation, briskness, jauntiness, liveliness, snappiness, spirit, spiritedness, sprightliness, spunk, spunkiness, vibrance, vibrancy, vivaciousness, vivacity; ardor, élan, fervor, fire, passion, zeal; main, metal, mettle, might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, stamina, strength; brawniness, fitness, hardiness, huskiness, sturdiness, virility; health, healthiness, soundness, verdure, wellnessNear Antonyms indolence, laziness; debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness; enervation, exhaustion, inanition, prostrationAntonyms lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity

  3. 3 something with a usable capacity for doing work <some of the power needs of the house are provided by solar energy> Synonyms fuel, powerRelated Words kindling, propellant (also propellent); force

  4. 4 the ability to exert effort for the accomplishment of a task <I'm so tired that I don't think I have the energy to take another step> Synonyms power, firepower, force, horsepower, might, muscle, potence, potency, puissance, sinew, strength, vigorRelated Words aptitude, capability, capacity, competence, competency; adequacy, effectiveness, effectualness, usefulnessNear Antonyms disability, inability, inaptitude, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; helplessness, paralysisAntonyms impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness




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