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viv·id

 (vĭv′ĭd)
adj. viv·id·er, viv·id·est
1. Perceived as bright and distinct; brilliant: a vivid star.
2.
a. Having intensely bright colors: a vivid tapestry.
b. Having a very high degree of saturation: a vivid purple.
3. Presented in clear and striking manner: a vivid account of the incident.
4. Perceived or felt with the freshness of immediate experience: a vivid recollection of their childhood.
5. Active in forming lifelike images: a vivid imagination.

[Latin vīvidus, from vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

viv′id·ly adv.
viv′id·ness n.
Synonyms: vivid, graphic, lifelike, realistic
These adjectives mean strikingly sharp and accurate: a vivid recollection; a graphic account of the battle; a lifelike portrait; a realistic description.

vivid

(ˈvɪvɪd)
adj
1. (of a colour) very bright; having a very high saturation or purity; produced by a pure or almost pure colouring agent
2. brilliantly coloured: vivid plumage.
3. conveying to the mind striking realism, freshness, or trueness to life; graphic: a vivid account.
4. (of a recollection, memory, etc) remaining distinct in the mind
5. (of the imagination, etc) prolific in the formation of lifelike images
6. making a powerful impact on the emotions or senses: a vivid feeling of shame.
7. uttered, operating, or acting with vigour: vivid expostulations.
8. full of life or vitality: a vivid personality.
[C17: from Latin vīvidus animated, from vīvere to live]
ˈvividly adv
ˈvividness, less common vividity n

viv•id

(ˈvɪv ɪd)

adj.
1. (of color, light, etc.) strikingly bright or intense; brilliant.
2. having bright or striking colors.
3. presenting the appearance, freshness, spirit, etc., of life; realistic: a vivid account.
4. strong, distinct, or clearly perceptible: a vivid recollection.
5. forming distinct and striking mental images: a vivid imagination.
6. full of life; lively; animated: a vivid personality.
[1630–40; < Latin vīvidus lively =vīv(ere) to live (see vital) + -idus -id4]
viv′id•ly, adv.
viv′id•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vivid - evoking lifelike images within the mindvivid - evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description"
realistic - aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
2.vivid - having the clarity and freshness of immediate experiencevivid - having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience; "a vivid recollection"
clear - readily apparent to the mind; "a clear and present danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder"; "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
3.vivid - having striking color; "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"
4.vivid - (of color) having the highest saturationvivid - (of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue"
pure, saturated - (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black

vivid

adjective
2. bright, brilliant, intense, clear, rich, glowing, colourful, highly-coloured a vivid blue sky
bright cool, pale, dull, pastel, sombre, drab, colourless

vivid

adjective
1. Full of color:
2. Evoking strong mental images through distinctiveness:
3. Described verbally in sharp and accurate detail:
Translations
حَيّشَديد الوُضوحلامِع، مُشْرِقنَشيط، فَعّال، حَيَوي
živýbujnýpůsobivýsvítivý
levendelivligklar
kirkas
živopisan
líflegurskær, bjarturskír, greinilegur
鮮やかな
선명한
dzīvsspilgts
pôsobivý
živživahen
livlig
เจิดจ้า สว่างไสว ชัดเจน
canlıcanlı ve ayrıntılıparlakaçıkaktif
rõ ràng

vivid

[ˈvɪvɪd] ADJ [colour] → vivo, intenso; [impression, recollection, memory] → vivo, fuerte; [dream] → clarísimo; [description] → gráfico, realista
to have a vivid imaginationtener una imaginación muy viva or despierta

vivid

[ˈvɪvɪd] adj
[memory] → vivace; [dream] → pénétrant(e); [account, description] → saisissant(e)
to have a vivid imagination → avoir une imagination débordante
[colour] → vif/ive

vivid

adj
lighthell; colourkräftig, leuchtend, lebhaft; the vivid feathers of the birddas bunte or auffallende Gefieder des Vogels; a vivid blue dressein leuchtend blaues Kleid; a vivid tieeine auffällige Krawatte
(= lively) imagination, recollectionlebhaft; description, metaphor, imagelebendig, anschaulich; emotionsstark; in vivid detailin allen plastischen Einzelheiten; the memory of that day is still quite vividder Tag ist mir noch in lebhafter Erinnerung
(= powerful) example, contrastdeutlich; to give a vivid demonstration of one’s powerseine Macht klar und deutlich unter Beweis stellen; to be a vivid reminder of somethinglebhaft an etw (acc)erinnern

vivid

[ˈvɪvɪd] adj (colour) → vivo/a, vivido/a; (dream, recollection, expression on face) → chiaro/a; (description, memory) → vivido/a
a vivid imagination → una fervida immaginazione

vivid

(ˈvivid) adjective
1. (of colours etc) brilliant; very bright. The door was painted a vivid yellow; The trees were vivid in their autumn colours.
2. clear; striking. I have many vivid memories of that holiday; a vivid image/description.
3. (of the imagination) active; lively. She has a vivid imagination.
ˈvividly adverb
ˈvividness noun

vivid

حَيّ živý levende lebendig παραστατικός vívido kirkas net živopisan vivido 鮮やかな 선명한 levendig livlig żywy vívido яркий livlig เจิดจ้า สว่างไสว ชัดเจน canlı rõ ràng 生动的