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

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Amp up the color and vibrancy of the eggs by creating more concentrated dye or letting the eggs soak longer. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Natural Easter Egg Dyes with Everyday Ingredients," 7 Mar. 2019 Here, out favorite restorative products that help bring back fullness and vibrancy—and keep them going for years to come. Harper's BAZAAR, "BAZAAR's 2019 Anti-Aging Awards," 4 Mar. 2019 Every last inch of the gallery—named Chapel del Jimmy Ray for McLauchlin’s late father—and home (called Casa de Las Ranas) is touched by intriguing vibrancy. Jaimie Potters, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to Visiting San Miguel de Allende," 7 Jan. 2019 Similar to skin exfoliation, a scalp detox involves applying cleansing ingredients — like pore-clearing charcoal or antibacterial oils — to draw out impurities and restore shine and vibrancy to hair. New York Times, "How to Detox Your Scalp for Healthier Hair," 3 July 2018 Great Streets is designed to bring business and vibrancy back to small central-business districts in 10 Akron neighborhoods. Jennifer Conn, Akron Reporter,, "Mayor Dan Horrigan receives Small Business Advocate Award from U.S. Conference of Mayors," 9 May 2018 Thanks to the decision of her sister, Queen Elizabeth (Claire Foy, to deny her permission to marry her love Peter Townsend (Ben Miles), Margaret is devoid of her signature vibrancy. Molly Creeden, Vogue, "The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby on Why the Right Hair and Lipstick Make the Royal," 17 Sep. 2018 The absolute color vibrancy on stage as the CRAZY RICH ASIANS cast accept Best Comedy Award is f*cking thrilling. Sara Delgado, Teen Vogue, ""Crazy Rich Asians" Won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Comedy and Fans Are Thrilled," 14 Jan. 2019 Likewise, Mercury in Leo is energetic, courageous, and extremely performative — but when the planet goes reverse, that vibrancy begins to fall a bit flat. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "Your 2018 Guide to Surviving Mercury Retrograde," 26 July 2018

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First Known Use of vibrancy

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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