An example of vital is your heart.
An example of vital is a person who is always active and on-the-go.
A vital injury.
A vital organ; vital nutrients.
The brain is a vital organ.
A vital error.
A vital personality.
Vital dyes; vital staining.
Vital energies; vital functions; vital actions.
The transition to farming was vital for the creation of civilisation.
Origin of vital
- Middle English from Old French from Latin vītālis from vīta life gwei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vÄ«tÄlis (“of life, life-giving"), from vÄ«ta (“life"), from vÄ«vÅ (“live").