vibrant

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Etymology[edit]

From French vibrant, from Latin vibrans, present participle of vibrare (to vibrate); see vibrate.

Adjective[edit]

vibrant (comparative more vibrant, superlative most vibrant)

  1. Pulsing with energy or activity
    He has a vibrant personality.
  2. Lively and vigorous
  3. Vibrating, resonant or resounding
    • 1770, Anthony Champion, “The Empire of Love. / A Philosophical Poem.”, 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
  4. (of a colour) bright

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

vibrant

  1. Present participle of vibrer.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vibrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of vibrō