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Dictionary Definition



1 a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor" [syn: energy, vitality]
2 an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy" [syn: energy, vigor, vigour]

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Possibly from the Latin vim accusative of vis "power, energy"; perhaps a modern imitative of the Latin.



  1. Ready vitality and vigor.
    1999: But the youth of today were a pasty lot, with none of the get-up-and-go, none of the vigor and vim that he remembered from the days when he was young.... — Neil Gaiman, Stardust, pg. 58 (2001 Perennial paperback edition)

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vim in Esperanto: VIM
vim in French: Vim (homonymie)
vim in Italian: VIM
vim in Dutch: Vim
vim in Polish: VIM
vim in Swedish: Vim
vim in Turkish: Vim

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