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EtymologyEdit

1843, possibly from the Latin vim, accusative of vis (power, energy) (from which English vis); perhaps a modern imitative of the Latin.[1]

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vim (plural vims)

  1. Ready vitality and vigor.
    • 1999, Neil Gaiman, Stardust, p. 58 (2001 Perennial paperback edition)
      But the youth of today were a pasty lot, with none of the get-up-and-go, none of the vigor and vim that he remembered from the days when he was young…

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  1. ^ vim” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

vim

  1. accusative singular of vīs

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vim

  1. rafsi of vikmi.

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vim

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of vir