energetic

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adjective en·er·get·ic \ˌe-nər-ˈje-tik\

Definition of energetic

  1. 1 :  operating with or marked by vigor or effect

  2. 2 :  marked by energy :  strenuous an energetic walk

  3. 3 :  of or relating to energy

energetically

play \ˌe-nər-ˈje-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of energetic in a sentence

  1. She has an energetic personality.

  2. The children are energetic workers.

  3. They mounted an energetic campaign.

Origin and Etymology of energetic

Greek energētikos, from energein to be active, from energos


First Known Use: 1651

Synonym Discussion of energetic

vigorous, energetic, strenuous, lusty, nervous mean having or showing great vitality and force. vigorous further implies showing no signs of depletion or diminishing of freshness or robustness as vigorous as a youth half his age. energetic suggests a capacity for intense activity an energetic campaigner. strenuous suggests a preference for coping with the arduous or the challenging the strenuous life on an oil rig. lusty implies exuberant energy and capacity for enjoyment a lusty appetite for life. nervous suggests especially the forcibleness and sustained effectiveness resulting from mental vigor full of nervous energy.

ENERGETIC Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective en·er·get·ic \ˌe-nər-ˈje-tik\

Definition of energetic for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing a lot of energy

  • : involving a lot of effort


ENERGETIC Defined for Kids

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adjective en·er·get·ic \ˌe-nər-ˈje-tik\

Definition of energetic for Students

  1. :  having or showing the ability to be active The boys are energetic players.

energetically

\-ti-kə-lē\ adverb

Medical Dictionary

energetic

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adjective en·er·get·ic \ˌen-ər-ˈjet-ik\

Medical Definition of energetic

  1. :  of or relating to energy energetic equation



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