Definition of energetic in English:

energetic

Syllabification: en·er·get·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌenərˈjetik
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

energetically

Pronunciation: /-(ə)lē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • The brushstrokes were made rapidly and energetically so that the picture was completed very quickly.
  • She says this all very fast and energetically like she has held it in there for so long, and needs to tell someone.
  • The baby can now punch, kick and move more energetically.

Origin

mid 17th century (in the sense 'powerfully effective'): from Greek energētikos, from energein 'operate, work in or upon' (based on ergon 'work').

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