noun, plural vi·vac·i·ties for 1.
Examples from the Web for vivacity
To the matter of her appearance: There is no question that her seasoned beauty and vivacity are ingredients in the Palin cocktail.
There was always “that dreadful Southern vivacity” and the locals with the “conscienceless” eyes.
I shall not answer his letter for a week; I mistrust my own vivacity.Munster Village|Mary Hamilton
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.The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for vivacity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for vivacity
early 15c., from Latin vivacitatem (nominative vivacitas) "vital force, liveliness," from vivax (genitive vivacis) "lively," also "long-lived," from vivere "to live" (see vital).