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Vigor

Vig′or

,
Noun.
[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; energy.
The
vigor
of this arm was never vain.
Dryden.
2.
Strength 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.
Vigor and its derivatives commonly imply active strength, or the power of action and exertion, in distinction from passive strength, or strength to endure.

Vig′or

,
Verb.
T.
To invigorate.
[Obs.]
Feltham.

Definition 2022


vigor

vigor

English

Noun

vigor (countable and uncountable, plural vigors)

  1. US spelling of vigour

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Catalan

Noun

vigor m (plural vigors)

  1. vigor

Latin

Etymology

From vigeō (thrive, flourish).

Pronunciation

Noun

vigor m (genitive vigōris); third declension

  1. vigor, liveliness, activity
  2. power, strength

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vigor vigōrēs
genitive vigōris vigōrum
dative vigōrī vigōribus
accusative vigōrem vigōrēs
ablative vigōre vigōribus
vocative vigor vigōrēs

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Old French

Noun

vigor m (oblique plural vigors, nominative singular vigors, nominative plural vigor)

  1. Alternative form of vigur

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin vigōrem (vigour).

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /vi.ˈɡoʁ/

Noun

vigor m (plural vigores)

  1. vigour (active strength or force of body or mind)

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Spanish

Noun

vigor m (plural vigores)

  1. vigor