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vigorousness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vigorousness

  1. 1 the quality or state of being forceful (as in expression) <the vigorousness of the ideas in the essay was surpassed only by the vibrancy of its language> Synonyms aggressiveness, assertiveness, emphasis, fierceness, forcefulness, intenseness, intensity, vehemence, violenceRelated Words potency, power, strength; eloquence; ardency, ardor, fervency, fervidness, fervor, insistence, passion, warmth; stridency, vociferousness; absoluteness, clearness, directness, incision, incisiveness, plainness, straightforwardness, vividnessNear Antonyms ambiguity, equivocation; delicacy, lightness, subtletyAntonyms feebleness, mildness, weakness

  2. 2 the quality or state of having abundant or intense activity <the record-breaking holiday sales reflect the vigorousness of the economy> Synonyms animation, briskness, exuberance, jazziness, liveliness, lustiness, peppiness, robustness, sprightliness, vibrance, vibrancy, vitalityRelated Words buoyancy, jauntiness, springiness; brightness, cheer, cheerfulness, chirpiness, effervescence, friskiness, pizzazz (or pizazz), sparkle, spirit, verve, vivaciousness, vivacity; eagerness, ebullience, ebulliency, enthusiasm, keenness, spiritedness; friskiness, impishness, pertness, playfulnessNear Antonyms indolence, laziness; anemia, bloodlessness; languidness, languor, lethargy, limpness, listlessness, sleepiness, sluggishness, spiritlessness, torpidity, torpor, weariness; apathy, impassivity; dullness (also dulness), pallidness, tediousness, tedium, vapidity, vapidnessAntonyms inactivity, lifelessness




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