vi·​bran·​cy | \ ˈvī-brən(t)-sē How to pronounce vibrancy (audio) \

Definition of vibrancy

: the quality or state of being vibrant

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Examples of vibrancy in a Sentence

the addition of several new stores enhances the vibrancy of the town
Recent Examples on the Web At its heart was the only first-hand account of Dylan’s formative Village years, restored in all its pointillist vibrancy. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 24 May 2021 The project added to the vibrancy of Downtown Brooklyn and supported economic growth of the Fulton Mall. Walter Loeb, Forbes, 12 May 2021 Its vibrancy is offset by an alligator leather strap with a platinum clasp. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 27 Apr. 2021 The book business has hurried back up to its normal speed after 2020’s hitches, and the slate for 2021 — of fiction and nonfiction alike — is bursting with vibrancy and verve. Hillary Kelly, Vulture, 16 Apr. 2021 The voices and accompanying urban soundscape, though at times sacrificing subtlety for vibrancy, lend a modern gloss to a Shakespeare presentation designed to widen the play’s cultural embrace. Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2021 Even among a set of albums that include interesting sonic fusions and notable producers, Miss Colombia stands out with screaming vibrancy, like a confetti blast launched in a quiet exhibition hall. Julyssa Lopez, Rolling Stone, 12 Mar. 2021 Though only at a fraction, that life, and some of the vibrancy around Indianapolis and the town of Speedway, will start to return. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 22 Apr. 2021 Over the years, many generations of scholars, activists, and artists contributed to the Forum, which lives on as a testament to the intellectual vibrancy of Afro-Latinidad. Stephania Taladrid, The New Yorker, 20 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of vibrancy

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vibrancy was circa 1890

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2 Jun 2021

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“Vibrancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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