- active strength or force.
- healthy physical or mental energy or power; vitality.
- energetic activity; energy; intensity: The economic recovery has given the country a new vigor.
- force of healthy growth in any living matter or organism, as a plant.
- active or effective force, especially legal validity.
Origin of vigor
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Historical Examples of vigours
“Well, you know, Vigours lit out and left all standing,” said he.
I was hard at it both these days getting my trade in order and taking stock of what Vigours had left.
Her eyelids drooped over her eyes again, and shut the world and all its vigours out.The Pastor's Wife
Elizabeth von Arnim
c.1300, from Anglo-French vigour, Old French vigor, from Latin vigorem (nominative vigor) "liveliness, activity, force," from vigere "be lively, flourish, thrive," from PIE *wog-/*weg- "be lively or active" (see vigil).
see vim and vigor.