Part of speech: noun

sentence or phrase from source: She defended her beliefs with great vigor.


1 : active bodily or mental strength or force

2 : active healthy well-balanced growth especially of plants

3 : intensity of action or effect

4 : effective legal status

synonyms: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dyhnamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip

antonyms: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity

other forms of word: There are none.

my own sentence: I want that kind of vigor.

my picture: none.

First known use: 14th century

History and Etymology: Middle English vigour, from Anglo-French, from Latin vigor, from vigere to be vigorous