Energetic

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English

Adjective

Energetic (comparative more Energetic, superlative most Energetic)

  1. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
    Cosmic rays are energetic particles from outer space.
  2. Of or relating to energy.

Notes

  • Nouns to which "energetic" is often applied: person, man, woman, child, life, material, particle, ion, healing, anatomy, etc.
  • Where non-English languages use an adjective analogous to "energetic", English often uses "energy" attributively: "energy efficiency" is much more common than "energetic efficiency".

===Adverbs for Energetic===spasmodically; courageously; consistently; actually; indefatigably; gloriously; conspicuously; monumentally; phenomenally; creatively; colossally; stupendously; patiently; strikingly; laboriously; magnificently; spectacularly; breath-takingly; supremely; impressively; valorously; indomitably; nervously; joyously; formidably; prodigiously;fitfully; restlessly; tremendously; appallingly; suspiciously; excitedly; disturbingly; normally; abnormally.

Adverbs for Energetic

spasmodically; courageously; consistently; actually; indefatigably; gloriously; conspicuously; monumentally; phenomenally; creatively; colossally; stupendously; patiently; strikingly; laboriously; magnificently; spectacularly; breath-takingly; supremely; impressively; valorously; indomitably; nervously; joyously; formidably; prodigiously;fitfully; restlessly; tremendously; appallingly; suspiciously; excitedly; disturbingly; normally; abnormally.

Antonyms for Energetic

weak, vacillating, puny, unsteady, wavering, fluctuating, hesitant, inadequate, inactive, lazy, idle, slow, sluggish, spiritless.

Thesaurus

active, activist, activistic, acute, aggressive, alive, animated, ardent, armipotent, assiduous, authoritative, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, brisk, bubbly, chipper, cogent, diligent, dynamic, ebullient, effective, effervescent, enterprising, enthusiastic, fervent, forceful, forcible, frisky, full of beans, full of go, full of life, full of pep, go-go, hard, hardworking, hearty, high-potency, high-powered, high-pressure, high-tension, hot, impetuous, in force, in power, incisive, indefatigable, industrious, intense, invigorated, irresistible, keen, kinetic, laborious, live, lively, living, lusty, mercurial, mettlesome, mighty, mighty in battle, militant, never idle, operative, peppy, perky, pert, potent, powerful, prepotent, puissant, quicksilver, relentless, robust, ruling, sedulous, sleepless, smacking, snappy, spanking, spirited, sprightly, spry, strenuous, striking, strong, take-charge, take-over, telling, tireless, trenchant, unflagging, unremitting, unsleeping, unsparing, untiring, unwearied, valid, vehement, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious, vivid, zealous, zestful, zesty, zingy, zippy

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐνεργητικός (energētikos), from ἐνεργέω (energeō, to be active), from ἐνεργός (energos, active)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪk

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