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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

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

  2. Vigorousadjective

    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. Thomas Jefferson:

    Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands. As long therefore as they can find emploiment in this line, I would not convert them into mariners, artisans, or any thing else. But our citizens will find emploiment in this line till their numbers, and of course their productions, become too great for the demand both internal and foreign.

  2. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha:

    There has to be faith. Faith makes everything a success, faith in the action of officials. Faith in our children who are strong and vigorous. Everything will go back to normal.

  3. 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.

  4. Neville Mitchell:

    We're contesting everything here, including the circumstances of the death and whether or not they can prove that this young man had anything at all to do with it, this is going to be a vigorous defense for this young man. There are a lot of things that we're investigating that you know we're not prepared to offer at this time in terms of the defense, but there will be a vigorous defense.

  5. The FX exec:

    He won’t be involved any further in any FX shows, including [‘Better Things’]… I’m optimistic and confident that the third season will be great [with Adlon]. we’ve been really vigorous about encouraging reporting, about investigating.

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