Examples of vigorous in a sentence
She remained vigorous into her nineties.
His speech was met with vigorous applause.
She gave a vigorous defense of her beliefs.
Origin and Etymology of vigorous
Middle English vigorous, vigrous, from Anglo-French, from vigour
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of vigorous
VIGOROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vigorous for English Language Learners
: healthy and strong
: done with great force and energy
VIGOROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of vigorous for Students
1 : very healthy and strong a vigorous plant
2 : done with force and energy vigorous exercise
vigorouslyadverb I shook it vigorously.
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