Definitions for: Vivification


[n] the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
[n] quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous



Webster (1913) Definition: Viv`i*fi*ca"tion, n. [L. vivificatio: cf.
vivification.]
1. The act of vivifying, or the state of being vivified;
restoration of life; revival. --Bacon.

2. (Physiol.) One of the changes of assimilation, in which
proteid matter which has been transformed, and made a part
of the tissue or tissue cells, is endowed with life, and
thus enabled to manifest the phenomena of irritability,
contractility, etc. --McKendrick.

3. (Chem.) The act or process of vivificating. [Obs.]

Synonyms: animation, animation, brio, invigoration, invigoration, spiritedness

See Also: activating, activation, activeness, activity, chirpiness, energizing, life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness

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