vivacity [vī vas′ə tē, vi-]
Vivacity is the quality of being lively.noun
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. vivacities
- the quality or state of being vivacious
- liveliness of spirit; animation
ME vivacite < L vivacitas
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The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness: “the light and vivacity that laugh in the eyes of a child” (Charles Dickens).