- to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.
Origin of invigorate
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Examples from the Web for invigorating
But what they really need is a good, invigorating, clarifying, drawn-out fight.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight
November 6, 2014
What the show is responsible for is invigorating debate, which is a good thing.‘24: Live Another Day’ Showrunners on the Finale, the Dangers of Drones, and Jack Bauer’s Future
July 15, 2014
But unlike True Detective it was also droll, playful, quirky, invigorating, and creative.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’
March 14, 2014
It was, however, invigorating to see Cecily Strong sitting behind the Weekend Update desk.‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere: New Cast Members, Same Boring Show
September 29, 2013
That itself is invigorating, and Colbert Busch has already proved herself a capable, engaging candidate with a will to win.Mark Sanford Ditched by NRCC, but Counting Him Out Would Be Unwise
April 18, 2013
And then the wonderful deliciousness and invigorating quality of the air!The Roof of France
The cold was steady and could be depended upon; moreover, it was healthful and invigorating.A Woman Intervenes
The sunshine was brilliant and the air cool and invigorating.Rodney, the Ranger
John V. Lane
Mixed with water it is cooling and invigorating for sponging the body.The Production of Vinegar from Honey
Gerard W Bancks
Let me for a while inhale the breath of an invigorating literature.
- (tr) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refreshto be invigorated by fresh air
Word Origin and History for invigorating
1690s, adjective from present participle of invigorate. Related: Invigoratingly.