noun[mass noun] informal
Energy; enthusiasm: in his youth he was full of vim and vigour
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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'.
Words that rhyme with vimbedim, brim, crim, dim, glim, grim, Grimm, gym, him, hymn, Jim, Kim, limb, limn, nim, prim, scrim, shim, Sim, skim, slim, swim, Tim, trim, whim
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