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Meaning of VIGOR

Pronunciation:  'vigur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"
  2. [n]  active strength of body or mind
  3. [n]  an exertion of force; "he plays tennis with great energy"

VIGOR is a 5 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: energy, vigour, vim
 See Also: athleticism, force, forcefulness, life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness, strength, strenuosity, verve, vitality



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Vig"or\, n. [OE. vigour, vigor, OF. vigor, vigur, vigour,
    F. vigueur, fr. L. vigor, fr. vigere to be lively or strong.
    See {Vegetable}, {Vigil}.]
    1. Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for
       exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force;
             The vigor of this arm was never vain. --Dryden.
    2. Strength or force in animal or force in animal or
       vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor.
    3. Strength; efficacy; potency.
             But in the fruithful earth . . . His beams, unactive
             else, their vigor find.               --Milton.
    Note: Vigor and its derivatives commonly imply active
          strength, or the power of action and exertion, in
          distinction from passive strength, or strength to
  2. \Vig"or\, v. t.
    To invigorate. [Obs.] --Feltham.
Biology Dictionary
  1. Health; hardiness.
  2. A measure of the increase in plant growth or foliage volume through time after planting.