What does vigour mean?

Definitions for vigour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. energy, vigor, vigour, zip(noun)

    forceful exertion

    "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip"

  2. vigor, vigour, dynamism, heartiness(noun)

    active strength of body or mind

  3. energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim(noun)

    an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

    "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"


  1. vigour(Noun)

    Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy.

  2. vigour(Noun)

    Strength or force in animal or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor.

  3. vigour(Noun)

    Strength; efficacy; potency.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vigour

    vig′ur, n. active strength: physical force: vital strength in animals or plants: strength of mind: energy.—adj. Vig′orous, strong either in mind or body.—adv. Vig′orously.—n. Vig′orousness. [Fr.,—L. vigorvigēre, to be strong.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigour in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zhou Lin:

    Reforms inject vigour into the economy, and are good for the market, helping extend the rebound, although investors are still looking for signs that the economy is bottoming out, the panic sentiment we saw last week is over.

  2. Metastasio:

    He who devises evil for another falls at last into his own pit, and the most cunning finds himself caught by what he had prepared for another. But virtue without guile, erect like the lofty palm, rises with greater vigour when it is oppressed.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The New Year is a beautiful bouquet of newer unfolding opportunities to fulfill unfinished commitments with renewed vigour of heart and move-up on an accelerating speed to reach to a new milestone of a promising career and enriching life's journey.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour. With such people the grey head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life.

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