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Meaning of ENERGETIC

Pronunciation:  `enur'jetik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"
  2. [adj]  working hard to promote an enterprise

ENERGETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: active, brisk, canty, driving, gumptious, indefatigable, industrious, lively, merry, physical, rattling, snappy, spanking, strenuous, tireless, unflagging, unwearying, up-and-coming, vigorous, zippy
 Antonyms: lethargic, unergetic
 See Also: dynamic, dynamical, enterprising, spirited



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En`er*get"ic\, Energetical \En`er*get"ic*al\, a. [Gr.
?, fr. ? to work, be active, fr. ? active. See {Energy}.]
1. Having energy or energies; possessing a capacity for
   vigorous action or for exerting force; active. ``A Being
   eternally energetic.'' --Grew.

2. Exhibiting energy; operating with force, vigor, and
   effect; forcible; powerful; efficacious; as, energetic
   measures; energetic laws.

Syn: Forcible; powerful; efficacious; potent; vigorous;
     effective; strenuous. -- {En`er*get"ic*al*ly}, adv. --
     {En`er*get"ic*al*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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