noun Chiefly British
Variant of vigor
- active physical or mental force or strength; vitality
- active or healthy growth: the vigor of a plant
- intensity, force, or energy: the vigor of her denial
- effective legal or binding force; validity: a law that is still in vigor
Origin: Middle English vigour from Old French from Classical Latin vigor from vigere, to be strong from vegere: see wake
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.