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ENERGETIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does energetic mean? 

ENERGETIC (adjective)
  The adjective ENERGETIC has 2 senses:

1. possessing or exerting or displaying energy
2. working hard to promote an enterprise

  Familiarity information: ENERGETIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENERGETIC (adjective)


Sense 1energetic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Possessing or exerting or displaying energy

Context examples:

an energetic fund raiser for the college / an energetic group of hikers / it caused an energetic chemical reaction

Similar:

high-energy (providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction)

indefatigable; tireless; unflagging; unwearying (showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality)

vigorous (characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity)

driving (acting with vigor)

canty (lively and brisk)

brisk; lively; merry; rattling; snappy; spanking; zippy (quick and energetic)

physical (characterized by energetic bodily activity)

strenuous (characterized by or performed with much energy or force)

Also:

enterprising (marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects)

spirited (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)

active (characterized by energetic activity)

dynamic; dynamical (characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality)

lively (full of life and energy)

Antonym:

lethargic (deficient in alertness or activity)


Sense 2energetic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Working hard to promote an enterprise

Synonyms:

gumptious; up-and-coming; energetic; industrious

Similar:

enterprising (marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects)


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