vigour
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈvɪɡə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈvɪɡɚ/

Noun

vigour

  1. Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; energy.
  2. (biology) Strength or force in animal or vegetable nature or action.
    A plant grows with vigour.
  3. Strength; efficacy; potency.
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
      But in the fruithful earth: there first receiv'd / His beams, unactive else, their vigour find.
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