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lively lively definition

lively


 
  Overview  of  adj  lively 
 
  The  adj  lively  has  7  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (7)  lively  --  (full  of  life  and  energy;  "a  lively  discussion";  "lively  and  attractive  parents";  "a  lively  party") 
  2.  lively,  racy  --  (full  of  zest  or  vigor;  "a  racy  literary  style") 
  3.  brisk,  lively,  merry,  rattling,  snappy,  spanking,  zippy  --  (quick  and  energetic;  "a  brisk  walk  in  the  park";  "a  lively  gait";  "a  merry  chase";  "traveling  at  a  rattling  rate";  "a  snappy  pace";  "a  spanking  breeze") 
  4.  bouncy,  live,  lively,  resilient,  springy,  whippy  --  (rebounds  readily;  "clean  bouncy  hair";  "a  lively  tennis  ball";  "as  resiliant  as  seasoned  hickory";  "springy  turf") 
  5.  lively  --  (filled  with  events  or  activity;  "a  lively  period  in  history") 
  6.  full  of  life,  lively,  vital  --  (full  of  spirit;  "a  dynamic  full  of  life  woman";  "a  vital  and  charismatic  leader";  "this  whole  lively  world") 
  7.  lively  --  (characterized  by  energetic  activity;  "a  lively  baby") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  lively 
 
  7  senses  of  lively 
 
  Sense  1 
  lively  (vs.  dull) 
 
  dull  (vs.  lively) 
  =>  bovine 
  =>  drab,  dreary 
  =>  heavy,  leaden 
  =>  humdrum,  monotonous 
  =>  lackluster,  lacklustre,  lusterless,  lustreless 
  =>  arid,  desiccate,  desiccated 
 
  Sense  2 
  lively,  racy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  spirited)  ->  spiritless 
 
  Sense  3 
  brisk,  lively,  merry,  rattling,  snappy,  spanking,  zippy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  energetic)  ->  lethargic,  unergetic 
 
  Sense  4 
  bouncy,  live,  lively,  resilient,  springy,  whippy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  elastic)  ->  inelastic 
 
  Sense  5 
  lively 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  eventful)  ->  uneventful 
 
  Sense  6 
  full  of  life,  lively,  vital 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  animated)  ->  unanimated 
 
  Sense  7 
  lively 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  active)  ->  inactive 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  lively 
 
  7  senses  of  lively 
 
  Sense  1 
  lively  (vs.  dull) 
  =>  alive(prenominal) 
  =>  bouncing,  bouncy,  peppy,  spirited,  zippy 
  =>  breezy 
  =>  bubbly 
  =>  bubbling,  effervescent,  scintillating,  sparkling,  sparkly 
  =>  burbling,  burbly,  effusive,  gushing 
  =>  live 
  =>  warm 
  Also  See->  alert#1;  animated#1,  alive#3;  energetic#1;  rested#1;  spirited#1 
 
  Sense  2 
  lively,  racy 
  =>  spirited  (vs.  spiritless) 
 
  Sense  3 
  brisk,  lively,  merry,  rattling,  snappy,  spanking,  zippy 
  =>  energetic  (vs.  lethargic) 
 
  Sense  4 
  bouncy,  live,  lively,  resilient,  springy,  whippy 
  =>  elastic  (vs.  inelastic) 
 
  Sense  5 
  lively 
  =>  eventful  (vs.  uneventful) 
 
  Sense  6 
  full  of  life,  lively,  vital 
  =>  animated  (vs.  unanimated),  alive 
 
  Sense  7 
  lively 
  =>  active  (vs.  inactive) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  lively 
 
  1  of  7  senses  of  lively 
 
  Sense  1 
  lively  (vs.  dull) 
  =>  liveliness,  life,  spirit,  sprightliness 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  lively 
 
  lively  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  7) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  lively 
  lively 
 
  Overview  of  adj  lively 
 
  The  adj  lively  has  7  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (7)  lively  --  (full  of  life  and  energy;  "a  lively  discussion";  "lively  and  attractive  parents";  "a  lively  party") 
  2.  lively,  racy  --  (full  of  zest  or  vigor;  "a  racy  literary  style") 
  3.  brisk,  lively,  merry,  rattling,  snappy,  spanking,  zippy  --  (quick  and  energetic;  "a  brisk  walk  in  the  park";  "a  lively  gait";  "a  merry  chase";  "traveling  at  a  rattling  rate";  "a  snappy  pace";  "a  spanking  breeze") 
  4.  bouncy,  live,  lively,  resilient,  springy,  whippy  --  (rebounds  readily;  "clean  bouncy  hair";  "a  lively  tennis  ball";  "as  resiliant  as  seasoned  hickory";  "springy  turf") 
  5.  lively  --  (filled  with  events  or  activity;  "a  lively  period  in  history") 
  6.  full  of  life,  lively,  vital  --  (full  of  spirit;  "a  dynamic  full  of  life  woman";  "a  vital  and  charismatic  leader";  "this  whole  lively  world") 
  7.  lively  --  (characterized  by  energetic  activity;  "a  lively  baby") 



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