What does vigorous mean?

Definitions for vigorousˈvɪg ər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vigorous(adj)

    characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity

    "a vigorous hiker"; "gave her skirt a vigorous shake"; "a vigorous campaign"; "a vigorous foreign policy"; "vigorous opposition to the war"

  2. vigorous(adj)

    strong and active physically or mentally

    "a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson

Wiktionary

  1. vigorous(Adjective)

    Physically strong and active.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vigorous(adj)

    possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth; a vigorous plant

  2. Vigorous(adj)

    exhibiting strength, either of body or mind; powerful; strong; forcible; energetic; as, vigorous exertions; a vigorous prosecution of a war

  3. Origin: [Cf. OF. vigoros, F. vigoureux, LL. vigorosus.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigorous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigorous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean de La Fontaine:

    A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.

  3. Jessica Wu:

    Cutting and overly vigorous pushing will make them thick and crack and, worse, lift up.

  4. Kazuki Takizawa:

    Short-term, high intensity exercises need vigorous warm-up, but long-term endurance exercises do not.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious. They are conservatives after dinner.

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