What does vitality mean?

Definitions for vitalityvaɪˈtæl ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vitality.

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"


  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

  2. Origin: [L. vitalitas: cf. F. vitalit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vitality in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vitality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.

  2. F Scott:

    Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

  3. Lydia Maria Child:

    The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

  4. Prime Minister Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay:

    We saw some modest gains in areas such as living standards, health and time use, but in other areas such as community vitality and psychological wellbeing indicators, we actually seem to lose ground.

  5. Chinese President Xi Jinping:

    It is fair to say that China and the UK are increasingly interdependent and are becoming a community of shared interests, i am already deeply impressed by the vitality of China-UK relations and the profound friendship between our peoples.

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