from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being vivid.
  • n. A vivid thing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being vivid; vividness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being vivid; vividness.
  • n. 2. Vitality.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

vivid + -ity


  • The bizarre, flashy supernatural elements mixed into seedy bars and dark hotel rooms embodies what I love about Mexican culture so much = vividity.

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  • In terms of vividity and technical quality, I would even say it's one of the artist's better works, if I compare it to random Google results.

    Covert art for Brandon Sanderson's THE WAY OF KINGS

  • DOBBS: Let's have that as long as we have also vividity.

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  • But everything else seems lost in pastel shades; the images feel flat and lifeless, disjointed and lacking in vividity.

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  • He remembered the moment in the street with a dream like vividity.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • First, he was ready for a sabbatical from the Pike Place Market, which, with the advent of warm weather, was becoming almost South American in its vividity; and second, if Maestra was staring the pale dog in its ciphers, Switters was already under its paws.

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  • In the Brazilian Amazon, they had already turned ancient majestic ecosystems into heaps of lifeless orange sawdust (one way to muffle vividity), and their buyers were becoming active around Peru's Pucallpa.

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  • Lightning continued its electrical vividity of fork-like greenish white among the heavy clouds, drooping threateningly from the hill-tops to the darkened valleys below, laden still with their waiting, unshed deluge.

    Across China on Foot

  • In sound, there can be no question between vividity with its fourfold repetition of the same vowel sound, its two dentals to add to the ugliness of its two v's and the comparatively inoffensive vividness.


  • An ordinary reader, if asked what was the main impression given by the Short History of the English People, would answer that it was the impression of picturesqueness and vividity.



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