Vigor : Definition

Vigor

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Pronunciation : Vig"or
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. vigour, vigor, OF. vigor, vigur, vigour, F. vigueur, fr. L. vigor, fr. vigere to be lively or strong. See Vegetable, Vigil.]
Definition : 1. Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy. The vigor of this arm was never vain. Dryden.

2. Strength or force in animal or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor.

3. Strength; efficacy; potency. But in the fruithful earth . . . His beams, unactive else, their vigor find. Milton.

Note: Vigor and its derivatives commonly imply active strength, or the power of action and exertion, in distinction from passive strength, or strength to endure.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Vig"or
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To invigorate. [Obs.] Feltham.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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