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English noun: vitality

1. vitality (attribute) an energetic style


Broader (hypernym)energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim

Narrower (hyponym)light, spark, sparkle, twinkle

2. vitality (state) a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

SamplesJogging works off my excess energy.
He seemed full of vim and vigor.

Synonymsenergy, vim

Broader (hypernym)good health, healthiness

Narrower (hyponym)ch'i, chi, juice, ki, qi

3. vitality (phenomenon) (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri Bergson to cause the evolution and development of organisms

Synonymselan vital, life force, vital force

Broader (hypernym)force

Domain categorybiological science, biology

4. vitality (attribute) the property of being able to survive and grow

SamplesThe vitality of a seed.


Broader (hypernym)aliveness, animateness, liveness

Attributealive, dead, live

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