Synonyms for vim
Antonyms for vim
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VIM
He who is gendered of fire and brimstone must have some vim in his composition.
There was a great heap of debris on the floor, and this the boys attacked with a vim.
"No apologies," laughed Dean, his eyes snapping with the vim of the fight.
The "pursuit of the Ideal," as she called it, went on with vim and fervour.
“Not if I have to steal his cigarettes,” promised Butts, with vim.
The others fell in line as if by magic, and then the fiddles began with vim.
Hammond said: "He has lots of vim and pluck; has got sand and backbone to him."
Charley had none of the "vim" and dash that belongs to a Westerner.
You would not suspect the vim with which this disciplining was carried out.
He used the latter frequently, throwing it with vim this way and that.
1843, usually said to be from Latin vim, accusative of vis "strength, force, power, energy." But perhaps the modern word is purely imitative.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VIM
- big idea
- in the works