vitality has definitions from the fields of biology,medicine
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[ noun ] an energetic style

Synonyms

verve

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

It is really as though the Russians have seen in this character the oftentimes underlying vitality and courage of supposed buffoons .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

He injected more vitality into the score than it has revealed in many years .

(The Providence Journal...)

Not altogether a successful play , `` Epitaph_for_George_Dillon '' overcomes through sheer vitality and power what in a lesser work might be crippling .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Related to written literature , and often remaining temporarily frozen in written form , it loses its vitality when transcribed or removed from its oral existence .

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

Though Americans usually lived in groups segregated by national origin or religious_belief , they liked to work and shop in the noise and vitality of downtown .

Related terms

energy sparkle

2
[ noun ] (medicine) a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

Synonyms

vim energy

Examples

"jogging works off my excess energy" "he seemed full of vim and vigor"

Used in print

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

The host of novel applications of electronics to medical problems is far more thrilling because of their implication in matters concerning our health and vitality .

Related terms

good_health juice ch'i excite

3
[ noun ] (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri Bergson to cause the evolution and development of organisms

Related terms

force biology

4
[ noun ] (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought to cause the evolution and development of organisms

Synonyms

vital_force

Related terms

force

5
[ noun ] (biology) the property of being able to survive and grow

Synonyms

animation

Examples

"the vitality of a seed"

Related terms

animateness dead alive

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