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vitality

[vahy-tal-i-tee]
noun, plural vitalities.
1.
exuberant physical strength or mental vigor: a person of great vitality.
2.
capacity for survival or for the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence: the vitality of an institution.
3.
power to live or grow: the vitality of a language.
4.
vital force or principle.

Origin:
1585–95; < Latin vītālitās, equivalent to vītāli(s) vital + -tās- -ty2

nonvitality, noun
supervitality, noun
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vitality (vaɪˈtælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  physical or mental vigour, energy, etc
2.  the power or ability to continue in existence, live, or grow: the vitality of a movement
3.  a less common name for vital force

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vitality
1590s, from L. vitalitas, from vitalis "pertaining to life" (see vital).
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vitality vi·tal·i·ty (vī-tāl'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The capacity to live, grow, or develop.

  2. Physical or intellectual vigor; energy.

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