invigorating

adjective
in·​vig·​o·​rat·​ing | \ in-ˈvi-gə-ˌrā-tiŋ How to pronounce invigorating (audio) \

Definition of invigorating

: 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

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Other Words from invigorating

invigoratingly adverb
invigoratingly cool temperatures an invigoratingly fresh outlook

First Known Use of invigorating

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 10 Aug. 2020.

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