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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vīvāx (lively, vigorous)[1] (with the suffix -ious), from vīvere (to live).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vaɪˈveɪʃəs/, /vɪˈveɪʃəs/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃəs

AdjectiveEdit

vivacious (comparative more vivacious, superlative most vivacious)

  1. Lively and animated; full of life and energy.
  2. (obsolete) Long-lived.
  3. (rare) Difficult to kill.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ vivacious” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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