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ˈvɪg ər əsvig·or·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vigorousadjective

    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. vigorousadjective

    strong and active physically or mentally

    "a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson

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  1. vigorousadjective

    Physically strong and active.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vigorousadjective

    possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth; a vigorous plant

  2. Vigorousadjective

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

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

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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. Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    We have to be vigorous in fighting terrorism and protecting the American people, but we have to do it in a way that protects the constitutional rights of the American people, and I'm very, very worried about the invasion of privacy rights that we are seeing, not only from the National Security Agency) and the government, but from corporate America, as well. We are losing our privacy rights. It's a huge issue.

  2. Dana Santas:

    There's no way to do jump roping that isn't vigorous-intensity because if you slow the rope down too much it's not going to work right. So, it's vigorous right out of the gate.

  3. Bhavabhuti:

    The mind alike, Vigorous or weak, is capable of culture, But still bears fruit according to its nature. ?Tis not the teacher?s skill that rears the scholar: The sparkling gem gives back the glorious radiance It drinks from other light, but the dull earth Absorbs the blaze, and yields no gleam again.

  4. Herodotus:

    Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.

  5. Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari:

    Leaving aside whether Japan is fully satisfied, as a result of vigorous discussions, we recognize that we have made a certain amount of progress, we've decided we must shift to cabinet-level discussions and make efforts to further narrow our differences.

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