What does vigorous mean?

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ˈvɪg ər əsvig·or·ous

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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

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

  2. Vigorous(adj)

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

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

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How to say vigorous in sign language?

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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

Examples of vigorous in a Sentence

  1. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Whenever I hear people talking about "liberal ideas," I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.

  2. Jean de La Fontaine:

    A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.

  3. Brian Jorde:

    Granting of these permits are supposed to correspond with more vigorous inspections and more frequent inspections by the applicant, but in reality, it is more self-policing which typically falls below the intent of the special permit.

  4. James Vernon:

    First rule of combat: Be fast and vigorous.

  5. Gaberiel Bever:

    Where turtles came from, evolutionarily speaking, and how they are related to the other major groups of living reptiles - lizards, snakes, crocodiles and birds - has been a topic of vigorous debate for as long as we've had a theory of evolution.

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