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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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. Eric Hoffer:

    The link between ideas and action is rarely direct. There is almost always an intermediate step in which the idea is overcome. De Tocqueville points out that it is at times when passions start to govern human affairs that ideas are most obviously translated into political action. The translation of ideas into action is usually in the hands of people least likely to follow rational motives. Hence, it is that action is often the nemesis of ideas, and sometimes of the men who formulate them. One of the marks of the truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.

  2. Alexandre de Juniac:

    The most serious and vigorous attitude is to check and verify and establish facts, on this issue our permanent position is to wait for the results of the investigation to draw any conclusion.

  3. Johann 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.

  4. Rick Scott:

    We encourage legislators to have a bipartisan, open and vigorous discussion about what changes need to be made to current Florida election law.

  5. Kelly Moore:

    Since they haven't been studied in people in those populations, we don't know how well the vaccine will work for them. We know that most vaccines don't work nearly as well in a frail elderly person as they would in someone who is fit and vigorous, even if they happen to be the same age.

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