invigorating

adjective

in·​vig·​o·​rat·​ing in-ˈvi-gə-ˌrā-tiŋ How to pronounce invigorating (audio)
: having an enlivening or stimulating effect
an invigorating climate
… after the most invigorating full-body massage and facial of my life, I truly expected someone to start feeding me grapes. Ken Beaulieu
The journalists had a choppy ride in the invigorating morning air. Stephen Coonts
The word tiramisù means "pick me up," a reference to the invigorating qualities of the dish's espresso, sugar, and alcohol. Dawn Yanagihara
invigoratingly adverb
invigoratingly cool temperatures
an invigoratingly fresh outlook

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Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of invigorating was in 1652

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“Invigorating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invigorating. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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