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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:
Noun1.invigoration - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorousinvigoration - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
chirpiness - cheerful and lively
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"
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
2.invigoration - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to somethinginvigoration - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
activating, energizing, activation - the activity of causing to have energy and be active
References in classic literature ?
If the new Constitution be examined with accuracy and candor, it will be found that the change which it proposes consists much less in the addition of NEW POWERS to the Union, than in the invigoration of its ORIGINAL POWERS.
The Reverend Septimus Crisparkle (Septimus, because six little brother Crisparkles before him went out, one by one, as they were born, like six weak little rushlights, as they were lighted), having broken the thin morning ice near Cloisterham Weir with his amiable head, much to the invigoration of his frame, was now assisting his circulation by boxing at a looking-glass with great science and prowess.
The successful tenderer will be called on to work collaboratively with the Defence Forces on employee engagement initiatives, communication platform audit and development, employee voice mechanisms, communication workshops, employee engagement surveying and advice on driving workplace invigoration.
He expects transport investments to be completed in order to ensure faster movement of goods and services and economic invigoration.
Bathrooms have become an important part of the household, a refuge of relaxation and invigoration.
Shaikh Khalifa praised the role of barristers and their contributions, reiterating the Constitutional Court's keenness on invigoration of the cooperation partnership with the association.
Sharia also organizes financial transaction leading to meeting ordinary people's needs, trade invigoration and economy prosperity based on confidence-sharing among partners.
The minister who was addressing the invigoration meetings for the ranks and files of the National Congress, in Um Bada locality, has stressed that Sudan was able to overcome all types of plotting against it thanks to the united internal front, the stability and achieving peace at home He said the government is committed to implementation of all the outcomes of the National Dialogue, calling on those who stayed away to join the National Dialogue outcome and on the rebels to sit for negotiations with the government so that national accord is reached and the formation of the government of national accord is reached shortly.
Set your sights on interior invigoration over the bank holiday weekend with the latest trends and inspirational ideas to help bring your space back to life.
They decided to divest of it now because they respect the sincerity and ability of Cornell, and believe that the successful execution of their plan will contribute to the continued invigoration of the area.
Pope Francis has become a symbol of hope and invigoration.
It is a joint venture that would be economically sustainable and feasible and would contribute to the invigoration of the economic growth and trade," Temelkovski said.