Definition of vim in English:


Syllabification: vim


  • Energy; enthusiasm: in his youth he was full of vim and vigor
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    • I think he just has a bit of a cold, as his eyes are a bit watery, he is definitely lacking energy and vim and he is decidedly grumpy.
    • Off they went, full of enthusiasm, vim, and vigor.
    • Normally, Mr Key's contribution is full of passion, vim, and vigour, and it has some spark about it.


mid 19th century (originally US): perhaps from Latin, accusative of vis 'energy'.

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