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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•talˈvaɪt l(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or necessary to life:

    vital processes.

    Category: Biology

  2. energetic, lively, or forceful:

    a vital leader.

  3. necessary to the existence, continuance, or well-being of something; essential.

  4. of critical importance:

    vital decisions.

  5. deadly:

    a vital wound.

Origin of vital:

1350–1400; < L vītālis=vīt(a) life, der. of vīvere to live (akin to bio- , quick , Skt jīvati (he) lives) +-ālis -al1

vi′tal•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indispensability, indispensableness, vitalness(noun)

    the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without

  2. vitalness(noun)

    the quality of being essential to maintain life

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