Webster 1913 Edition
vivereto live. See
Having vigorous powers of life; tenacious of life; long-lived.
Hitherto the English bishops have been
vivaciousalmost to wonder. . . . But five died for the first twenty years of her [Queen Elizabeth’s] reign.
The faith of Christianity is far more
vivaciousthan any mere ravishment of the imagination can ever be.
Sprightly in temper or conduct; lively; merry;“Vivacious nonsense.”
Living through the winter, or from year to year; perennial.
Syn. – Sprightly; active; animated; sportive; gay; merry; jocund; light-hearted.–
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Lively; active; sprightly in temper or conduct.
2.Long lived. [Not in use.]
3.Having vigorous powers of life; as vivacious plants.