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vi·brant

 (vī′brənt)
adj.
1.
a. Pulsing or throbbing with energy or activity: the vibrant streets of a big city.
b. Vigorous, lively, and vital: "a vibrant group that challenged the ... system" (Philip Taubman).
2. Exhibiting or characterized by rapid, rhythmic movement back and forth or to and fro; vibrating.
3. Produced as a result of vibration; resonant or resounding: vibrant voices.
4. Relatively high on the scale of brightness: a vibrant hue.

vi′bran·cy, vi′brance n.
vi′brant·ly adv.

vibrant

(ˈvaɪbrənt)
adj
1. characterized by or exhibiting vibration; pulsating or trembling
2. giving an impression of vigour and activity
3. caused by vibration; resonant
4. (of colour) strong and vivid
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics trilled or rolled
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a vibrant speech sound, such as a trilled (r)
[C16: from Latin vibrāre to agitate]
ˈvibrancy n
ˈvibrantly adv

vi•brant

(ˈvaɪ brənt)

adj.
1. moving to and fro rapidly; vibrating.
2. (of sounds) characterized by perceptible vibration; resonant.
3. pulsating with vigor and energy; lively.
4. vigorous; energetic; vital: a vibrant personality.
[1540–50; < Latin]
vi′bran•cy, n.
vi′brant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vibrant - vigorous and animated; "a vibrant group that challenged the system"; "a charming and vivacious hostess"; "a vivacious folk dance"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
2.vibrant - of sounds that are strong and resonating; "the men's vibrant voices"
reverberant - having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"
3.vibrant - of colors that are bright and striking
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"

vibrant

adjective
1. energetic, dynamic, sparkling, vivid, spirited, storming, alive, sensitive, colourful, vigorous, animated, responsive, electrifying, vivacious, full of pep (informal) Tom was drawn to her by her vibrant personality.
2. vivid, bright, brilliant, intense, clear, rich, glowing, colourful, highly-coloured His shirt was a vibrant shade of green.

vibrant

adjective
1. Full of or characterized by a lively, emphatic, eager quality:
Informal: snappy.
2. Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound:
Translations

vibrant

[ˈvaɪbrənt]
A. ADJ [colour] → vivo; [person] → animado; [personality] → vibrante; [voice] → vibrante, sonoro
B. N (Phon) → vibrante f

vibrant

[ˈvaɪbrənt] adj
(= vital) [person, personality, place] → vibrant(e)
(= bright) [colour] → éclatant(e)
(= resonant) [sound, tones, music, rhythm] → vibrant(e)

vibrant

adj
personality etcdynamisch; voicevolltönend, sonor; city, community, culturelebendig, voller Leben; discussionlebhaft, angeregt; economyboomend; performancemitreißend; the shipyard was vibrant with activityauf der Werft herrschte emsiges Treiben; the vibrant life of the citydas pulsierende Leben der Großstadt
(= brilliant) colourleuchtend

vibrant

[ˈvaɪbrnt] adj (sound) → vibrante; (colour) → vivace, vivo/a
to be vibrant with life → sprizzare vita da tutti i pori
References in classic literature ?
It was the color of her skin, without the glow, the myriad living tints that one may sometimes discover in vibrant flesh.
But suddenly it seemed as if the speaker had begun pointing straight at him, as if he had singled him out particularly for his remarks; and so Jurgis became suddenly aware of his voice, trembling, vibrant with emotion, with pain and longing, with a burden of things unutterable, not to be compassed by words.
Mirrors her charms upon the silver shoal; And I have ta'en the lute, my only friend: The vibrant chords beneath my fingers blend; They sob awhile, then as they slip control
It was as ear-splitting as any whistle of a railway-engine; but whereas the whistle is a clear, mechanical, sharp-edged sound, this was far deeper in volume and vibrant with the uttermost strain of agony and horror.
Passing by the tower with her husband on the path to the gate she could feel the vibrant air humming round them from the louvred belfry in the circle of sound, and it matched the highly-charged mental atmosphere in which she was living.
He was fond of reading the pathetic passages from both books, and I can still hear his rich, vibrant voice as it lingered in tremulous emotion on the periods he loved.
As he wheeled about, it was a beast at bay, vibrant with the instinct of self-preservation, that faced a huge bull-ape that was already charging down upon him.
She scarce breathed the word, yet it was vibrant with horror.
The music of the orchestra subsided, and the music of the human voice floated through the Opera House--the human voice, vibrant with joy and passion and the knowledge which lies behind the veil.
He awoke next morning from rosy scenes of dream to a steamy atmosphere that smelled of soapsuds and dirty clothes, and that was vibrant with the jar and jangle of tormented life.
The air was vibrant with things happening and impending.
The last gleam of white card and green ink was drowned and darkened; a faint and vibrant colour as of morning changed the sky, and the moon behind the grasses grew paler.