Definition of vigor
1 : active bodily or mental strength or force
2 : active healthy well-balanced growth especially of plants
3 : intensity of action or effect : force
4 : effective legal status
Examples of vigor in a sentence
She defended her beliefs with great vigor.
she was picked to lead the volunteer group because of her vigor and enthusiasm
Origin and Etymology of vigor
Middle English vigour, from Anglo-French, from Latin vigor, from vigēre to be vigorous
First Known Use: 14th century
VIGOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vigor for English Language Learners
: strength, energy, or determination
VIGOR Defined for Kids
Definition of vigor for Students
1 : strength or energy of body or mind the vigor of youth
2 : active strength or force He argued with great vigor.
Medical Definition of vigor
—see hybrid vigor
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