noun see vivid

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  • vividness — index strength Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vividness — vivid ► ADJECTIVE 1) producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind. 2) (of a colour) intensely deep or bright. DERIVATIVES vividly adverb vividness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «lively, vigorous»: from Latin vividus,… …   English terms dictionary

  • vividness — noun 1. interest and variety and intensity (Freq. 1) the Puritan Period was lacking in color the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness • Syn: ↑color, ↑colour • Derivationally related forms: ↑vivid …   Useful english dictionary

  • vividness — vivid viv id (v[i^]v [i^]d), a. [L. vividus, from vivere to life; akin to vivus living. See {Quick}, a., and cf. {Revive}, {Viand}, {Victuals}, {Vital}.] 1. True to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or freshness; animated; spirited;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vividness — See vividly. * * * …   Universalium

  • vividness — noun The quality or state of being vivid. Syn: vividity …   Wiktionary

  • vividness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sharpness, distinctness, distinction; see clarity …   English dictionary for students

  • vividness — viv·id·ness || vɪvɪdnɪs n. brightness; distinctness; quality of being graphic; liveliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vividness — n 1. brilliance, brightness, resplendence, intensity, radiance; refulgence, effulgence, Archaic. fulgor; lustrousness, lucidity, nitidity. 2. vivacity. See vivacity. 3. realism, lifelikeness; graphicalness, picturesqueness, strikingness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vividness — viv·id·ness …   English syllables

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