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Meaning of VIVACITY

Pronunciation:  vi'vasitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  characterized by high spirits and animation
 

VIVACITY is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: high-spiritedness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi*vac"i*ty\, n. [L. vivicitas: cf. F. vivacit['e].]
The quality or state of being vivacious. Specifically:
(a) Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor. [Obs.]

          The vivacity of some of these pensioners is little
          less than a miracle, they lived so long. --Fuller.
(b) Life; animation; spiritedness; liveliness; sprightliness;
    as, the vivacity of a discourse; a lady of great
    vivacity; vivacity of countenance.

Syn: Liveliness; gayety. See {Liveliness}.

 

 

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