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vim

 (vĭm)
n.
Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm. See Synonyms at vigor.

[Latin, accusative of vīs; see weiə- in Indo-European roots.]

vim

(vɪm)
n
slang exuberant vigour and energy
[C19: from Latin, from vīs; related to Greek is strength]

vim

(vɪm)

n.
lively or energetic spirit; enthusiasm; vitality.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Latin, acc. of vīs energy, force]

vim

, vigor - Vim is the same as vigor.
See also related terms for vigor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vim - a healthy capacity for vigorous activityvim - a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
juice - energetic vitality; "her creative juices were flowing"
chi, ch'i, ki, qi - the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
2.vim - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)vim - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
verve, vitality - an energetic style

vim

noun
1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
2. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness:
Informal: snap.
Translations

vim

[vɪm] Nenergía f, empuje m

vim

n (inf)Schwung m; he writes with great vimer schreibt sehr schwungvoll; full of vim and vigour (Brit) or vigor (US) → voller Schwung und Elan

vim

[vɪm] n (fam) → energia
References in classic literature ?
It was a baleful choice and seemed to hold some secret and subtle association with the situation and general progress of events; or at any rate there was apparently some obscure reason for the energy and vim with which the scholars shouted the choral invitation again and again:--
Jerking free from the arm that was all distasteful compulsion, Joan had slapped Tudor's face resoundingly and with far more vim and weight than when she had cuffed Gogoomy.
When, after a time, Bob attempted to ease down the mad pace, spurs and quirt went into him again with undiminished vim and put him to renewed effort.
I wouldn't give a dog I liked to that Blewett woman," said Matthew with unusual vim.
The sailors must have learned whatever project was on hand, and the vim and snap they put into their work attested their enthusiasm.
I would spend that money with a vim and speed that would make your respected ancestor, the Beau, look like a village miser.
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