Vi*vac"i*ty (?), n. [L. vivicitas: cf. F. vivacit'e.]

The quality or state of being vivacious.

Specifically: --


Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor.


The vivacity of some of these pensioners is little less than a miracle, they lived so long. Fuller.


Life; animation; spiritedness; liveliness; sprightliness; as, the vivacity of a discourse; a lady of great vivacity; vivacity of countenance.

Syn. -- Liveliness; gayety. See Liveliness.


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