- to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.
Origin of invigorate
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Examples from the Web for invigoration
This was varied by frequent baths, for cleanliness, not for invigoration.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
It was a delight to breathe the warm salt air and feel its invigoration.A Trip to the Orient
Robert Urie Jacob
In other words, it demands the invigoration of the light and wholesome side of man.The History of Antiquity
Information is good, but invigoration is a thousand times better.
In Geneva, Melville, like Knox, received much of his invigoration for the work that awaited him on his return to his native land.Andrew Melville
- (tr) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refreshto be invigorated by fresh air
C17: from in- ² + Latin vigor vigour
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Word Origin and History for invigoration
1660s, noun of action from invigorate.
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