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kinetic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of kinetic

  1. 1 having much high-spirited energy and movement the novel's plot is kinetic and fast-paced, and its effect on the reader is much like that of a surfeit of caffeine Synonyms of kinetic active, airy, animate, animated, bouncing, brisk, energetic, frisky, gay, jaunty, jazzy, lively, mettlesome, peppy, perky, pert, pizzazzy (or pizazzy), racy, snappy, spanking, sparky, spirited, sprightly, springy, vital, vivacious, zippyWords Related to kinetic dapper, dashing, spiffy; agog, alert, awake, open-eyed, up, wide-awake; agile, nimble, spry; bright, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, chirpy, chirrupy, effervescent, sparkly, upbeat; eager, enthusiastic, keen; frolicsome, impish, pixieish, playful; boisterous, bubbly, ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited; high-strung, nervous, skittishNear Antonyms of kinetic indolent, lazy, unambitious; inert, lethargic, sleepy, sluggish, tired, torpid, weary; apathetic, impassive, phlegmatic, stolid; boring, dull, irksome, tediousAntonyms of kinetic dead, inactive, inanimate, lackadaisical, languid, languishing, languorous, leaden, lifeless, limp, listless, spiritless, vapid

  2. 2 marked by much life, movement, or activity the loft district is the locus of the city's kinetic arts scene Synonyms of kinetic aboil, abubble, abuzz, animated, astir, brisk, bustling, busy, buzzing, flourishing, happening, hopping, humming, alive, lively, rousing, stirring, thriving, vibrantWords Related to kinetic abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, throngingAntonyms of kinetic asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy

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