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==English==
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'''Vigour''' or '''vigor'''
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# Active [[strength]] or [[force]] of [[body]] or [[mind]]; capacity for [[exertion]], physically, intellectually, or morally; force; [[energy]]. As in [[persistence]] and good [[motivation]]
===Alternative spellings===
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# Strength or force in [[animal]] or force in animal[[nature]] or [[action]];
* ''(US)'' [[vigor]]
 
 
 
===Noun===
 
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# Active [[strength]] or [[force]] of [[body]] or [[mind]]; capacity for [[exertion]], physically, intellectually, or morally; force; [[energy]].
 
# Strength or force in [[animal]] or force in animal or vegetable [[nature]] or [[action]];
 
 
# Strength; [[efficacy]]; [[potency]].
 
# Strength; [[efficacy]]; [[potency]].
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# In biology it is the capacity for survival or strong healthy growth in an animal, hybrid vigour
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# The most active period or stage of life, manhood, etc.; prime
   
   

Latest revision as of 09:36, September 16, 2011

Vigour or vigor

  1. Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy. As in persistence and good motivation
  2. Strength or force in animal or force in animalnature or action;
  3. Strength; efficacy; potency.
  4. In biology it is the capacity for survival or strong healthy growth in an animal, hybrid vigour
  5. The most active period or stage of life, manhood, etc.; prime


Usage notesEdit

Vigor and its derivatives commonly imply active strength, or the power of action and exertion, in distinction from passive strength, or strength to endure.

Derived termsEdit

  • envigorate
  • vigorous


See alsoEdit


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