What does vigor mean?

Definitions for vigor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. energy, vigor, vigour, zip(noun)

    forceful exertion

    "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip"

  2. vigor, vigour, dynamism, heartiness(noun)

    active strength of body or mind

  3. energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim(noun)

    an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

    "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vigor(noun)

    active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy

  2. Vigor(noun)

    strength or force in animal or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor

  3. Vigor(noun)

    strength; efficacy; potency

  4. Vigor(verb)

    to invigorate

  5. Origin: [OE. vigour, vigor, OF. vigor, vigur, vigour, F. vigueur, fr. L. vigor, fr. vigere to be lively or strong. See Vegetable, Vigil.]


  1. Vigor

    Vigor is a clone of vi for UNIX that adds, as a joke, a cruel parody of Clippy, the Microsoft Office assistant. The name is a portmanteau of vi and Igor, Dr. Frankenstein's assistant. Vigor was written by Joel Ray "Piquan" Holveck in Sunnyvale, California, and the logo for Vigor was created by Tom Mulder. Vigor has spawned ports to other text editors as well, including Vim. There is also a Vigor visualization plugin for the audio player XMMS. The idea for Vigor originated in the User Friendly on-line comic strip by J.D. "Illiad": Vigor is currently hosted on SourceForge.net. Released under a BSD license, Vigor is free software.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Zimmermann:

    It may be a dying cat bounce but it has a little too much vim and vigor to be a dead cat bounce.

  2. Christoph Mueller:

    We are not without our weapons. It's doable, and it depends on the vigor in which we pursue the cost reduction.

  3. Mencius:

    Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor in what they ought to do.

  4. Patrick Henry:

    Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.

  5. Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks:

    Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

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