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vigor Syllabification: vig·or
Pronunciation: /ˈviɡər/
(British vigour)

Definition of vigor in English:


1Physical strength and good health.
Example sentences
  • According to the study, symmetry of face and body suggests health and vigor - and therefore genetic fitness - while asymmetry implies the opposite.
  • You are blessed with good health and vigour, which enable you to participate in busy schedules.
  • ‘We're against apathy,’ he says, setting the juice aside. Renewed health and vigor seems to flow into him as he warms to his topic.
1.1Effort, energy, and enthusiasm: they set about the new task with vigor
More example sentences
  • Such hope lent a spring to their step and vigour to their efforts in the face of determined opposition.
  • And the young cast brings to the production enough raw energy and vigour to leave the audience spellbound.
  • Energy, vigour and emotion were what were missing most in the second-rate acting.
2 Law Legal or binding force; validity.


Middle English: from Old French vigour, from Latin vigor, from vigere 'be lively'.

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