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[vim] /vɪm/
noun
1.
lively or energetic spirit; enthusiasm; vitality.
Origin of vim
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; < Latin, accusative of vīs energy, force
Synonyms
vigor, pep, energy, dash.
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vim

/vɪm/
noun
1.
(slang) exuberant vigour and energy
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from vīs; related to Greek is strength
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Word Origin and History for vim
n.

1843, usually said to be from Latin vim, accusative of vis "strength, force, power, energy." But perhaps the modern word is purely imitative.

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