Definitions for vitalityvaɪˈtæl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•tal•i•tyvaɪˈtæl ɪ ti(n.)

  1. exuberant physical or mental vigor:

    a person of great vitality.

  2. capacity for survival or for the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence:

    the vitality of an institution.

  3. power to live or grow.

  4. vital force or principle.

Origin of vitality:

1585–95; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vitality, verve(noun)

    an energetic style

  2. energy, vim, vitality(noun)

    a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

    "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"

  3. life force, vital force, vitality, elan vital(noun)

    (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri Bergson to cause the evolution and development of organisms

  4. animation, vitality(noun)

    the property of being able to survive and grow

    "the vitality of a seed"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. vitality(noun)ɪˈtæl ɪ ti

    liveliness and energy

    his vitality and enthusiasm


  1. vitality(Noun)

    The capacity to live and develop

  2. vitality(Noun)

    Energy or vigour

  3. vitality(Noun)

    That which distinguishes living from nonliving things; life, animateness

  4. Origin: From vitalité, from vitalitas, from vitalis; see vital.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vitality(noun)

    the quality or state of being vital; the principle of life; vital force; animation; as, the vitality of eggs or vegetable seeds; the vitality of an enterprise

Translations for vitality

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


liveliness and energy

a girl of tremendous vitality.

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