Definition of

Vivacity

  1. (noun, attribute) characterized by high spirits and animation

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Alternate forms of Vivacity

Derivations: vivacious

Hypernyms: high-spiritedness

Origin of the word Vivacity

  1. early 15c., from L. vivacitatem (nom. vivacitas) "vital force, liveliness," from vivax (gen. vivacis) "lively," also "long-lived," from vivere "to live" (see vital). more

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