vibrancy

noun
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 China, unlike the Soviet Union, is able to offer a measure of wealth, vibrancy, and technological advancement—albeit not yet to the same level as the United States—while protected by a silk curtain of Western cultural and linguistic incomprehension. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, "America’s Uniquely Humiliating Moment," 24 June 2020 Sound was balanced across the board but lacked some vibrancy and loudness. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, "The best true wireless earbuds of 2020," 16 June 2020 In 1964 Harlem retained some of the cultural vibrancy—the jazz clubs, the literary scene—that fueled the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s. National Geographic, "How will the protests end? History tells us much depends on how government responds," 12 June 2020 In a career spanning nearly seven decades, Mr. Cobb was regarded as a consummate accompanist of understated vibrancy. Adam Bernstein, BostonGlobe.com, "Jimmy Cobb, consummate jazz drummer for Miles Davis, dies at 91," 25 May 2020 Behr Advanced DeckOver’s Redwood SC-330: Deep and woodsy with a touch of vibrancy. Ashley Leath, Country Living, "How to Stain a Deck Like a Pro," 17 Apr. 2020 Little touches like the rustle of a plant as Ori goes by or slight variations in Ori's forceful sword-slashing animation go a long way toward adding a sense of vibrancy to the world. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Ori and the Will of the Wisps," 12 Mar. 2020 How New York City, the epicenter of the country’s outbreak, begins to recapture its vibrancy is a question consuming political, business and cultural leaders. J. David Goodman, New York Times, "The Long, Hard Road Ahead to Revive New York City’s Economy," 20 Apr. 2020 More than 2,000 reviewers have raved about this hair mask, praising it for its restoring hydration, vibrancy and strength. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "This Sephora sale only comes twice a year—and it's happening now," 20 Apr. 2020

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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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7 Jul 2020

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“Vibrancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vibrancy. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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