vim

[ vim ]
/ vɪm /

noun

lively or energetic spirit; enthusiasm; vitality.

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Origin of vim

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; from Latin, accusative singular of vīs “energy, force”
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British Dictionary definitions for vim

vim
/ (vɪm) /

noun

slang exuberant vigour and energy

Word Origin for vim

C19: from Latin, from vīs; related to Greek is strength
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