vim

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Latin vim, accusative of vis (power, energy) (compare English vis); perhaps a modern expressive formation.[1]

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Noun[edit]

vim (countable and uncountable, plural vims)

  1. Ready vitality and vigor. [from mid 19th c.]
    • 1999, Neil Gaiman, Stardust, p. 58 (2001 Perennial paperback edition)
      But the youth of today were a pasty lot, with none of the get-up-and-go, none of the vigor and vim that he remembered from the days when he was young…

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  1. ^ vim” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vim

  1. accusative singular of vīs

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vim

  1. rafsi of vikmi.

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vim

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of vir
  2. (Brazil, proscribed) Alternative form of vir when used with auxiliary verbs