Vivid meaning

vĭv'ĭd
The definition of vivid is something that is bright, intense or full of life.

An example of vivid is the imagination of a child.

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Full of life; vigorous; lively; striking.

A vivid personality.

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Active in forming lifelike images.

A vivid imagination.

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Presented in clear and striking manner.

A vivid account of the incident.

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Perceived as bright and distinct; brilliant.

A vivid star.

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Perceived or felt with the freshness of immediate experience.

A vivid recollection of their childhood.

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Having a very high degree of saturation.

A vivid purple.

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Having intensely bright colors.

A vivid tapestry.

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Clearly perceived by the mind, as a recollection.
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(of an image) Bright, intense or colourful.
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Forming clear or striking mental images; strong; active; daring.

A vivid imagination.

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Bringing strikingly realistic or lifelike images to the mind.

A vivid description.

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Bright; intense; brilliant.
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Brightly colored.

A vivid tapestry.

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(New Zealand) A felt-tipped permanent marker.
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(of perception) Clear, detailed or powerful.
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Full of life, strikingly alive.
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Origin of vivid

From Latin vividus (“animated, spirited"), from vivere (“to live"), akin to vita (“life"), Ancient Greek βίος (bios, “life").