active[ ak-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF active
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACTIVE
Now he was active, acutely aware of himself and all his wants.
His countrymen were the first to press steam into the active service of mankind.
For most of us the fear of death is a subconscious rather than an active fear.
I am sorry for you all, and for you especially that you should have had to take an active part in the business.
Active opposition I could fight; but the tactics are now to ignore me.
Yet they took no active measures in that way, lest they might have cause to regret it.
Then, as for active exercises, she could ride on horseback as well as any man in her kingdom.
But his limbs were strong and active, and well accustomed to exercise.
I had been kept in the cabin, it is true, but our work had been of the most active kind.
This was in November, rather a latish month for active service on those waters.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ACTIVE
- bundle of nerves
- ill at ease
- on edge
- strung out
- tossing and turning