What does vigorous mean?

Definitions for vigorousˈvɪg ər əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vigorous.

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


  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

  2. Vigorous(adj)

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

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Jr. Strunk:

    Vigorous writing is concise.

  2. Jean de La Fontaine:

    A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.

  3. James Vernon:

    First rule of combat: Be fast and vigorous.

  4. Leigh Warneminde:

    He was quite vigorous while walking from the nest to the ocean.

  5. Bob Beckel:

    I have no doubt it will be a vigorous yet entertaining debate, the Five.

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