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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
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