Definition of vigour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(especially US English vigor) noun
BrE BrE//ˈvɪɡə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪɡər//
[uncountable] Energetic
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energy, force or enthusiasm synonym vitality He worked with renewed vigour and determination. See related entries: Energetic Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from Latin vigor, from vigere ‘be lively’.Extra examples He set to his task with renewed vim and vigour. She attacked both parties with equal vigour. She was a wonderful, bubbly girl, full of vigour. The government gave assurances that the enquiry would be pursued with vigour. He worked with renewed vigour and enthusiasm.