Definitions for vividness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

viv•idˈvɪv ɪd(adj.)

  1. (of color, light, etc.) strikingly bright or intense; brilliant.

  2. having bright or striking colors.

  3. presenting the appearance, freshness, spirit, etc., of life; realistic:

    a vivid account.

  4. strong, distinct, or clearly perceptible:

    a vivid recollection.

  5. forming distinct and striking mental images:

    a vivid imagination.

  6. full of life; lively; animated:

    a vivid personality.

Origin of vivid:

1630–40; < L vīvidus lively =vīv(ere) to live (see vital ) +-idus -id4


Princeton's WordNet

  1. color, colour, vividness(noun)

    interest and variety and intensity

    "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

  2. saturation, chroma, intensity, vividness(noun)

    chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue


  1. vividness(Noun)

    The quality or state of being vivid.

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