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Definition of "vibrant" []

  • Pulsing or throbbing with energy or activity: the vibrant streets of a big city. (adjective)
  • Vigorous, lively, and vital: "a vibrant group that challenged the . . . system” ( Philip Taubman). (adjective)
  • Exhibiting or characterized by rapid, rhythmic movement back and forth or to and fro; vibrating. (adjective)
  • Produced as a result of vibration; resonant or resounding: vibrant voices. (adjective)
  • Relatively high on the scale of brightness: a vibrant hue. (adjective)

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.

Use "vibrant" in a sentence
  • "The participants sit in a state of what I call vibrant equality."
  • "BLITZER: In our strategy session today, President Bush was out heralding what he called the vibrant state of the U.S. economy."
  • "The past year has been a boon for corporate profits, but now a laboring U.S. economy and burdened consumers mean companies with strong international operations, particularly in vibrant Asian economies, will have a marked advantage over those with limited business overseas."