Definition of energy
- narrative energy
- intellectual energy
- the energy flowing through all people
- investing time and energy
The kids are always so full of energy.
They devoted all their energy to the completion of the project.
They devoted all their energies to the completion of the project.
She puts a lot of energy into her work.
The newer appliances conserve more energy.
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beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vigor, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip;
debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness;
: ability to be active : the physical or mental strength that allows you to do things
: natural enthusiasm and effort
: usable power that comes from heat, electricity, etc.
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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