from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of vigor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy.
- n. Strength or force in animal or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor.
- n. Strength; efficacy; potency.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See vigor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. active strength of body or mind
- n. forceful exertion
- n. an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman vigour, from Old French vigor, from Latin vigor, from vigeo ("thrive, flourish"), from Proto-Indo-European. (Wiktionary)