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Sunday, January 01, 2006

Definitions for vim

  1. Power; force; energy; spirit; activity; vigor.

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Citations for vim
The 76-year-old retired Malaysian schoolteacher displayed so much vim during a recent hike through a national park in Sarawak, astonished rangers began calling her a "recycled teenager." Choong Tet Sieu, Asiaweek
The publishing business seems to be showing new vim. Figures recently released by the Association of American Publishers, which monitors about 100 large firms, reveal much better performance in the first quarter of 1983 than in the first quarter of 1982. Judith Applebaum, New York Times
Origin of vim
1835-1845
Vim is from Latin vis, strength.