En`er*get"ic (?), En`er*get"ic*al (?), a. [Gr. , fr. to work, be active, fr. active. See Energy.]

1.

Having energy or energies; possessing a capacity for vigorous action or for exerting force; active.

"A Being eternally energetic."

Grew.

2.

Exhibiting energy; operating with force, vigor, and effect; forcible; powerful; efficacious; as, energetic measures; energetic laws.

Syn. -- Forcible; powerful; efficacious; potent; vigorous; effective; strenuous.

-- En`er*get"ic*al*ly, adv. -- En`er*get"ic*al*ness, n.

 

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