vitality

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EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*gʷeyh₃-

From Middle French vitalité, from Latin vitalitas ‎(vital force, life), from vitalis ‎(vital); see vital.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /vaɪˈtælɪti/, [vaɪˈtælɪɾi]

NounEdit

vitality ‎(plural vitalities)

  1. The capacity to live and develop.
  2. Energy or vigour.
  3. That which distinguishes living from nonliving things; life, animateness.

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