Definition of "vigour" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of vigor. (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 "vigour" in a sentence
  • "Your honesty and vigour is pretty inspiring, and I enjoy your style."
  • "I hasten to assure you that this law no longer is in vigour, so I can safely continue."
  • "The soul of Alleyn seemed to acquire new vigour from the conflict; he fought like a man panting for honour, and certain of victory; wherever he rushed, conquest flew before him."