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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Energetic  \En`er*get"ic\,  Energetical  \En`er*get"ic*al\,  a.  [Gr. 
  ?,  fr  ?  to  work  be  active,  fr  ?  active.  See  {Energy}.] 
  1.  Having  energy  or  energies;  possessing  a  capacity  for 
  vigorous  action  or  for  exerting  force;  active.  ``A  Being 
  eternally  energetic.''  --Grew. 
 
  2.  Exhibiting  energy;  operating  with  force,  vigor,  and 
  effect;  forcible;  powerful;  efficacious;  as  energetic 
  measures;  energetic  laws. 
 
  Syn:  Forcible;  powerful;  efficacious;  potent;  vigorous; 
  effective;  strenuous.  --  {En`er*get"ic*al*ly},  adv  -- 
  {En`er*get"ic*al*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  energetic 
  adj  1:  possessing  or  exerting  or  displaying  energy;  "an  energetic 
  fund  raiser  for  the  college";  "an  energetic  group  of 
  hikers"  [ant:  {lethargic}] 
  2:  working  hard  to  promote  an  enterprise  [syn:  {gumptious},  {industrious}, 
  {up-and-coming}] 




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