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adj. also dy·nam·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
a. Of or relating to energy or to objects in motion.
b. Of or relating to the study of dynamics.
2. Characterized by continuous change, activity, or progress: a dynamic housing market.
3. Characterized by much activity and vigor, especially in bringing about change; energetic and forceful. See Synonyms at active.
4. Of or relating to variation of intensity, as in musical sound.
1. An interactive system or process, especially one involving competing or conflicting forces: "The traditional nineteenth-century dynamic between the sexes had begun to erode" (Jean Zimmerman).
2. A force, especially political, social, or psychological: the main dynamic behind the revolution.

[French dynamique, from Greek dunamikos, powerful, from dunamis, power, from dunasthai, to be able; see deu- in Indo-European roots.]

dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dynamical - characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality; "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"


1. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy:
Informal: peppy.
2. Full of or displaying force:
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