Definitions for energeticˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•er•get•icˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪk(adj.)

  1. possessing or exhibiting energy, esp. in abundance; vigorous; active.

  2. powerful in action or effect; forceful; effective.

Origin of energetic:

1645–55; < Gk energētikós <energē- (var. s. of energeîn to be active; see energy )


Princeton's WordNet

  1. energetic(adj)

    possessing or exerting or displaying energy

    "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

  2. energetic, gumptious, industrious, up-and-coming(adj)

    working hard to promote an enterprise

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. energetic(adjective)ˌɛn ərˈdʒɛt ɪk

    having or using a lot of energy

    an energetic young teacher; an energetic workout in the gym; She energetically defended her views.


  1. energetic(Adjective)

    Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.

  2. energetic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to energy.

    energetic laws

  3. Origin: From ἐνεργητικός, from ἐνεργέω, from ἐνεργός

Webster Dictionary

  1. Energetic(adj)

    alt. of Energetical

Translations for energetic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


vigorous; very active

an energetic child.

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