Definition of vivacious in English:

vivacious

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Pronunciation: /vɪˈveɪʃəs
 
, vʌɪ-/

adjective

(Especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated: her vivacious and elegant mother she was dark-haired and vivacious
More example sentences
  • She was a very bubbly and vivacious woman who usually had no difficulty meeting people.
  • He had been married only a year, but he could no longer make love to his energetic, vivacious wife.
  • He wanted to know how the bubbly and vivacious girl was coping mentally.
Synonyms
lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent, bubbling, bubbly, ebullient, buoyant, sparkling, scintillating, light-hearted, carefree, happy-go-lucky, jaunty, merry, happy, jolly, joyful, full of fun, full of the joys of spring, cheery, cheerful, perky, sunny, airy, breezy, bright, enthusiastic, irrepressible, vibrant, vivid, vital, zestful, energetic, dynamic, vigorous, full of vim and vigour, lusty
North American informal peart
dated gay

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin vivax, vivac- 'lively, vigorous' (from vivere 'to live') + -ious.

Derivatives

vivaciously

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘Good heavens,’ she chirped vivaciously, ‘what a grand night!’
  • His landscapes possess a palpable, lively freshness that is both delicate and vivaciously atmospheric, and his subtle, innovative use of line and colour, suffused with a buoyant luminescence, is captivating.
  • Piercing blue eyes glare from under thick, black lashes while naturally rosy cheeks appear vivaciously stark against elegant, pale ivory skin.

vivaciousness

noun
More example sentences
  • For not only is she immensely talented as a performer, she is also matchless in her energy and vivaciousness.
  • Her smile was worth seeing, and her green eyes sparkled with vibrancy and vivaciousness.
  • We wish Margaret many more years of good health and happiness and hope she maintains her great wit and vivaciousness for many more years in the future.

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