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ˈvɪv ɪdvivid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graphic, lifelike, pictorial, vivid(adj)

    evoking lifelike images within the mind

    "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"

  2. vivid(adj)

    having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience

    "a vivid recollection"

  3. bright, brilliant, vivid(adj)

    having striking color

    "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"

  4. intense, vivid(adj)

    (of color) having the highest saturation

    "vivid green"; "intense blue"

Wiktionary

  1. vivid(Noun)

    A felt-tipped permanent marker.

    Etymology: From vividus, from vivere, akin to vita, Greek βίος.

  2. vivid(Adjective)

    clear, detailed or powerful

    Etymology: From vividus, from vivere, akin to vita, Greek βίος.

  3. vivid(Adjective)

    bright, intense or colourful

    Etymology: From vividus, from vivere, akin to vita, Greek βίος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vivid(adj)

    true to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or freshness; animated; spirited; bright; strong; intense; as, vivid colors

  2. Vivid(adj)

    forming brilliant images, or painting in lively colors; lively; sprightly; as, a vivid imagination

Freebase

  1. Vivid

    Vivid is the debut album by the American heavy metal band Living Colour, which was released on May 3, 1988. The band was discovered by Mick Jagger while playing a show at punk club CBGB's in 1987. The fact that Living Colour is an all-black heavy metal band drew much attention to the band and the album, which contained three singles and became one of the most popular albums of 1988, reaching #6 on the Billboard 200 and certified double platinum by the RIAA. The band would later receive a Grammy for their next studio release, Time's Up. The song "Funny Vibe" features a cameo appearance from Public Enemy's Chuck D and Flavor Flav. Vivid is included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. It also contains a cover version of the Talking Heads' "Memories Can't Wait."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vivid

    viv′id, adj. lively or life-like: having the appearance of life: forming brilliant images in the mind: striking.—adv. Viv′idly.—ns. Viv′idness, Vivid′ity.—adj. Vivif′ic, vivifying.—ns. Vivificā′tion; Viv′ifier.—v.t. Viv′ify, to make vivid, endue with life. [L. vividusvivĕre, to live.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vivid' in Adjectives Frequency: #1024

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vivid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vivid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of vivid in a Sentence

  1. Sergey Lavrov:

    The attempt of Americans to build a unipolar world did not succeed, they understand it. The whole world understands that you can't do without Russia. The very fact of a meeting and dialogue is a vivid confirmation of it. Honor and praise to President Vladimir V. Putin for being able to strengthen Russia's authority in the international arena so that no matter how the Americans and the EU try to exist in confrontation with us, to pressure us with sanctions, they still have to look for ways of getting closer with us. They all still have to come to Russia.

  2. Avi Mayer:

    While high-profile attacks such as those at the Jewish school in Toulouse in 2012, the Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014, and the kosher supermarket in Paris and the synagogue in Copenhagen last year have certainly been the most vivid instances of violence targeting French and European Jews, the French Jewish community has been living with a deep sense of insecurity for quite some time.

  3. Jackie Speier:

    I have a very vivid recollection of that experience, it was the quintessential issue around womanhood.

  4. Evan wittmer:

    Vivid memories only exist to influence future events

  5. Anatole France:

    The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy.

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