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1. energetic

adjective. ['ˌɛnɝˈdʒɛtɪk'] possessing or exerting or displaying energy.

Synonyms

  • high-energy
  • unwearying
  • alert
  • snappy
  • tireless
  • dynamical
  • spirited
  • lively
  • merry
  • brisk
  • vigorous
  • physical
  • dynamic
  • canty
  • spanking
  • enterprising
  • driving
  • strenuous
  • indefatigable
  • active
  • zippy
  • unflagging

Antonyms

  • undynamic
  • dull
  • lethargic
  • inactive
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • ἐνεργητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἐνεργέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Energetic

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  • unapologetic
  • pharmakinetic
  • paramagnetic
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  • peripatetic
  • hyperkinetic
  • geomagnetic
  • diamagnetic
  • sympathetic
  • kinesthetic
  • helionetic
  • epigenetic
  • apologetic
  • synergetic
  • prosthetic
  • homiletic
  • empathetic
  • arithmetic
  • anesthetic
  • alphabetic
  • synthetic
  • prophetic
  • magnetic
  • frenetic
  • diuretic

Example sentences of the word energetic


1. Adjective
A tail injury can leave your dog less energetic than usual, so make him comfortable as he heals.

Quotes containing the word energetic


1. People with lots of doubts sometimes find life more oppressive and exhausting than others, but they're more energetic - they aren't robots.
- Antonio Tabucchi

2. I learned...that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness.
- Brenda Ueland

3. Divide the constant tide and random noisiness of energetic flow, with conscious recurring moments of empty mind, solitude, gratitude and deep...slow...breathing. Of this, the natural law of self-preservation demands.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

2. energetic

adjective. ['ˌɛnɝˈdʒɛtɪk'] working hard to promote an enterprise.

Synonyms

  • gumptious
  • up-and-coming
  • enterprising

Antonyms

  • ordinary
  • unalert
  • unwary
  • asleep

Etymology

  • ἐνεργητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἐνεργέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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