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Vigorous

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Vigorous \Vig"or*ous\, a. [Cf. OF. vigoros, F. vigoureux, LL.
   vigorosus.]
   1. Possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or
      active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth;
      a vigorous plant.

            Famed for his valor, young, At sea successful,
            vigorous and strong.                  --Waller.

   2. Exhibiting strength, either of body or mind; powerful;
      strong; forcible; energetic; as, vigorous exertions; a
      vigorous prosecution of a war.

            The beginnings of confederacies have been always
            vigorous and successful.              --Davenant.
      -- {Vig"or*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Vig"or*ous*ness}, n.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

vigorous
     adj 1: 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: strong and active physically or mentally; "a vigorous old
        man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson

Vigorous

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Vigorous \Vig"or*ous\, a. [Cf. OF. vigoros, F. vigoureux, LL.
   vigorosus.]
   1. Possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or
      active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth;
      a vigorous plant.

            Famed for his valor, young, At sea successful,
            vigorous and strong.                  --Waller.

   2. Exhibiting strength, either of body or mind; powerful;
      strong; forcible; energetic; as, vigorous exertions; a
      vigorous prosecution of a war.

            The beginnings of confederacies have been always
            vigorous and successful.              --Davenant.
      -- {Vig"or*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Vig"or*ous*ness}, n.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

vigorous
     adj 1: 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: strong and active physically or mentally; "a vigorous old
        man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson