vigor

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noun vig·or \ˈvi-gər\

Definition of vigor

  1. 1 :  active bodily or mental strength or force

  2. 2 :  active healthy well-balanced growth especially of plants

  3. 3 :  intensity of action or effect :  force

  4. 4 :  effective legal status

Examples of vigor in a Sentence

  1. She defended her beliefs with great vigor.

  2. she was picked to lead the volunteer group because of her vigor and enthusiasm

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Origin and Etymology of vigor

Middle English vigour, from Anglo-French, from Latin vigor, from vigēre to be vigorous



VIGOR Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of vigor for English Language Learners

  • : strength, energy, or determination


VIGOR Defined for Kids

vigor

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noun vig·or \ˈvi-gər\

Definition of vigor for Students

  1. 1 :  strength or energy of body or mind the vigor of youth

  2. 2 :  active strength or force He argued with great vigor.


Medical Dictionary

vigor

vig·or
variants: or chiefly British

vigour

Medical Definition of vigor



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