vivaciousness

[ vi-vey-shuhs, vahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF vivaciousness
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Ray was winning, as usual, and amusing the men with her wit and vivaciousness.

Francesco noted the smile of her parted lips; he noted the vivaciousness with which she received the adoration of her guests.

But this ran spontaneously, and the other had often been stimulated—her vivaciousness on the Nile-boat, for a recent example.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin vivax (genitive vivacis) "lively, vigorous" (see vivacity). Related: Vivaciously.

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