invigorate

[in-vig-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), invigorated, invigorating.
to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.

Origin:
1640–50; in-2 + obsolete vigorate invigorated; see vigor, -ate1

invigoratingly, adverb
invigoration, noun
invigorative, adjective
invigoratively, adverb
invigorator, noun
reinvigorate, verb (used with object), reinvigorated, reinvigorating.
reinvigoration, noun
uninvigorated, adjective
uninvigorating, adjective
uninvigorative, adjective
uninvigoratively, adverb

energize, enervate, innervate, invigorate.


strengthen, vitalize. See animate.
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invigorate (ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refresh: to be invigorated by fresh air
 
[C17: from in-² + Latin vigorvigour]
 
in'vigorating
 
adj
 
in'vigoratingly
 
adv
 
invigor'ation
 
n
 
in'vigorative
 
adj
 
in'vigoratively
 
adv
 
in'vigorator
 
n

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Word Origin & History

invigorate
1646, from L. *invigorare, from in- "not" + vigorare (see vigorous).
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Example sentences
It is a constant source of stimulating thought and invigorating discussion.
Honors colloquia, community service learning, and carefully guided research
  projects add to the invigorating mix.
There is no invigorating spinach for the struggling global economy.
He has a dream of reviving and invigorating his language, now spoken by fewer
  than half of his people.
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