invigorating


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in·vig·or·ate

 (ĭn-vĭg′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. in·vig·or·at·ed, in·vig·or·at·ing, in·vig·or·ates
To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; animate: "A few whiffs of the raw, strong scent of phlox invigorated her" (D.H. Lawrence).

[Possibly obsolete invigor (from French envigorer, from Old French envigourer : en-, in; see in-2 + vigour, vigor; see vigor) + -ate.]

in·vig′or·at′ing·ly adv.
in·vig′or·a′tion n.
in·vig′or·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
debilitating - impairing the strength and vitality

invigorating

adjective refreshing, stimulating, bracing, fresh, tonic, uplifting, exhilarating, rejuvenating, energizing, healthful, restorative, salubrious, rejuvenative the bright sun and invigorating northern air

invigorating

adjective
Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor:
Translations
مُنَشِّط، مُنْعِش
posilující
forfriskende
elvyttävävirkistävä
éltetõ
hressandi, endurnærandi
canlandırırcı

invigorating

[ɪnˈvɪgəreɪtɪŋ] ADJ [walk, shower, air] → vigorizante, tonificante
how invigorating she was to talk to!¡qué estimulante resultaba su conversación!

invigorating

[ɪnˈvɪgəreɪtɪŋ] adjrevigorant(e)
the invigorating northern air → l'air revigorant du nord

invigorating

adj climategesund; sea air, showererfrischend, belebend; tonic, curekräftigend, stärkend; (fig) attitude, frankness(herz)erfrischend; he found the American business world very invigoratingdie amerikanische Geschäftswelt stimulierte ihn

invigorating

[ɪnˈvɪgəˌreɪtɪŋ] adj (exercise, walk, air, breeze) → tonificante

invigorate

(inˈvigəreit) verb
to strengthen or refresh. The shower invigorated her.
inˈvigorating adjective
References in classic literature ?
It was an invigorating sea breeze, charged with iodine.
Deep down in each of them there was a kind of hearty joviality, a relish of life, not over-delicate, but very invigorating.
The air was invigorating and steadied somewhat her faculties.
I decided to investigate, but first I lifted my head to fill my lungs with the pure, invigorating night air of the mountains.
The invigorating influences of this excess of oxygen upon the Martians indisputably did much to counterbalance the increased weight of their bodies.
They loaded their spits, therefore, and crammed their camp kettle with meat, and while the wind whistled, and the snow whirled around them, huddled round a rousing fire, basked in its warmth, and comforted both soul and body with a hearty and invigorating meal.
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air.
A fiddler who was present, and who appeared to act as the appointed minstrel of the company, forthwith struck up a Scotch reel; and that in tones so invigorating, that Hugh and his friend (who had both been drinking before) rose from their seats as by previous concert, and, to the great admiration of the assembled guests, performed an extemporaneous No-Popery Dance.
Breathing that sea breeze, so much more invigorating and balsamic as the land is approached, contemplating all the power of those preparations she was commissioned to destroy, all the power of that army which she was to combat alone--she, a woman with a few bags of gold--Milady compared herself mentally to Judith, the terrible Jewess, when she penetrated the camp of the Assyrians and beheld the enormous mass of chariots, horses, men, and arms, which a gesture of her hand was to dissipate like a cloud of smoke.
The mineralogist and the physician talked about the invigorating qualities of the mountain air, and its excellent effect on Ethan Crawford's father, an old man of seventy-five, with the unbroken frame of middle life.
The Indian had long been drooping with his years, and perhaps under the calamities of his race, but this invigorating and exciting sport caused a gleam of sunshine to cross his swarthy face that had long been absent from his features.
They calculated on the invigorating effect of the sea voyage, and, failing this, on the salutary influence of my native air.