Definition of vivacious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//vɪˈveɪʃəs//
; NAmE NAmE//vɪˈveɪʃəs//
, also NAmE//vaɪˈveɪʃəs//
(approving) Energetic
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(especially of a woman) having a lively, attractive personality He had three pretty, vivacious daughters. She appeared to be her old, vivacious self again. See related entries: Energetic Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin vivax, vivac- ‘lively, vigorous’ (from vivere ‘to live’) + -ious.
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