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See also: Vibrant
From French vibrant, from Latin vibrans, present participle of vibrare (“to vibrate”). See vibrate.
vibrant (comparative more vibrant, superlative most vibrant)
- Pulsing with energy or activity.
- He has a vibrant personality.
- Lively and vigorous.
- Vibrating, resonant or resounding.
- 1770, Anthony Champion, “The Empire of Love. / A Philosophical Poem.”, in Miscellanies, in Verse and Prose, English and Latin, T. Bensley, for J. White, page 111:
- Mock their pale vigils, void and vain, / Whether, more curious than humane, / Like Augurs old, they pore / On the still-vibrant fibre's frame;
- 1905, David Thomas Ffrangcon-Davies, The Singing of the Future, J. Lane, page 258:
- A vibrant voice in the true sense is of course desirable
- (of a colour) Bright.
- (pulsing with energy or activity): dynamic, energetic, spirited; see also Thesaurus:active
- (lively, vigorous):
- (resonant, resounding): booming, remugient; see also Thesaurus:sonorous
- (bright): dazzling, luminous, nitid
pulsing with energy or activity
lively and vigorous
vibrating, resonant or resounding
vibrant (plural vibrants)
- (phonetics) Any of a class of consonants including taps and trills.
- “vibrant”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “vibrant”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- present participle of vibrar
- “vibrant”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
vibrant m or n (feminine singular vibrantă, masculine plural vibranți, feminine and neuter plural vibrante)
Declension of vibrant
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