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noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of vitality

plural

vitalities

  1. 1a :  the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonlivingb :  capacity to live and develop; also :  physical or mental vigor especially when highly developed

  2. 2a :  power of enduringb :  lively and animated character

Examples of vitality in a sentence

  1. Her prose is full of vitality.

  2. These scandals could threaten the vitality of the sport.

  3. the economic vitality of our cities

1592

First Known Use of vitality

1592


VITALITY Defined for English Language Learners

vitality

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noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of vitality for English Language Learners

  • : a lively or energetic quality

  • : the power or ability of something to continue to live, be successful, etc.


VITALITY Defined for Kids

vitality

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noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of vitality for Students

plural

vitalities

  1. 1 :  capacity to live and develop <the vitality of a seed>

  2. 2 :  energy 1, vigor <She's a woman of great vitality.>


Medical Dictionary

vitality

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noun vi·tal·i·ty \vī-ˈtal-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of vitality

plural

vitalities

  1. 1:  the peculiarity distinguishing the living from the nonliving

  2. 2:  capacity to live and develop; also :  physical or mental vigor especially when highly developed



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