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1. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs.

Synonyms

  • electricity
  • radiant energy
  • atomic energy
  • chemical energy
  • energy state
  • rest energy
  • binding energy
  • radiation
  • alternative energy
  • work
  • electrical energy
  • mechanical energy
  • physical phenomenon
  • free energy
  • activation energy
  • nuclear energy
  • heat energy
  • energy level
  • energy of activation
  • separation energy

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • alive
  • unhappiness
  • happiness

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word energy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Anaerobic organisms do not use oxygen to help them break down food into energy.

Quotes containing the word energy


1. I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over.
- Laurel Clark

2. God intended Earth. God intended the waters. God intended you and me. We were created in the image and the likeness of God; we are holograms, if you will. So the power, the presence, the energy is within you and me. The energy of God, as life, is within each of us.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

3. Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
- Corita Kent

2. energy-storing

adjective. of or relating to anabolism.

Synonyms

  • constructive-metabolic

Antonyms

  • destructive-metabolic
  • katabolic

3. high-energy

adjective. providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction.

Antonyms

  • inefficient

4. energy-absorbing

adjective. (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy.

Synonyms

  • heat-absorbing
  • endothermic
  • endoergic

Antonyms

  • exoergic
  • exothermal
  • heat-releasing
  • energy-releasing

5. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] forceful exertion.

Synonyms

  • force
  • athleticism
  • forcefulness
  • strenuosity
  • zip
  • vigour
  • strength

Antonyms

  • opacity
  • transparency
  • dull
  • birth

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] enterprising or ambitious drive.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • get-up-and-go
  • second wind

Antonyms

  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing).

Synonyms

  • verve
  • vim
  • liveliness
  • life
  • spirit
  • vitality
  • vigour
  • sprightliness
  • muscularity

Antonyms

  • coldness
  • anestrus
  • unemotionality
  • alternating current

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. Energy

noun. the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977.

Synonyms

  • DOE
  • executive department
  • Energy Department
  • Department of Energy Intelligence
  • DOEI

9. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] a healthy capacity for vigorous activity.

Synonyms

  • vim
  • qi
  • ki
  • vitality
  • good health
  • chi
  • ch'i
  • juice

Antonyms

  • courage
  • cowardice
  • deaden
  • inanimateness

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. energy

noun. ['ˈɛnɝdʒi'] any source of usable power.

Antonyms

  • nonbeing

Etymology

  • ἐνέργεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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