Definition of "vigor" []

  • Physical or mental strength, energy, or force. (noun)
  • The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals. (noun)
  • Strong feeling; enthusiasm or intensity. (noun)
  • Legal effectiveness or validity. (noun)
  • Exuberant and resilient strength of body or mind; vitality (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Substantial effective energy or force (noun)
  • Forcefulness; intensity (noun)
  • The capacity for survival or strong healthy growth in a plant or animal (noun)
  • The most active period or stage of life, manhood, etc; prime (noun)
  • Legal force or effectiveness; validity (esp in the phrase in vigour) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "vigor" in a sentence
  • "Bella the only one trying to push their views on anyone with vigor is you: Here are other cultures views on both Homosexuality and Abortion."
  • "Hybrid vigor is a well-known phenomenon responsible for increased yields in corn, and metaphorically, for the economic and cultural flourishing of civilizations that engage in foreign trade."
  • "He did not know that he was himself possessed of unusual brain vigor; nor did he know that the persons who were given to probing the depths and to thinking ultimate thoughts were not to be found in the drawing rooms of the world's"