noun, plural vi·vac·i·ties for 1.
Origin of vivacity
Examples from the Web for vivacity
Contemporary Examples of vivacity
To the matter of her appearance: There is no question that her seasoned beauty and vivacity are ingredients in the Palin cocktail.Palin Paranoia Decoded
November 23, 2010
There was always “that dreadful Southern vivacity” and the locals with the “conscienceless” eyes.Best of Brit Lit
June 5, 2009
Historical Examples of vivacity
I shall not answer his letter for a week; I mistrust my own vivacity.Munster Village
To a form of perfect symmetry and airy grace was added a countenance beaming with intellect and vivacity.
She opened her lips and began with a vivacity and dash that made the professionals smile and applaud when she was through.The Corner House Girls in a Play
Grace Brooks Hill
The superlative, so distasteful in the temperate region, has vivacity in the Eastern speech.
He was then seventy, but his freshness and vivacity made him appear younger.
noun plural -ties
early 15c., from Latin vivacitatem (nominative vivacitas) "vital force, liveliness," from vivax (genitive vivacis) "lively," also "long-lived," from vivere "to live" (see vital).