full of life and energy
"a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
inelastic, lethargic, dull, monotonous, leaden, heavy, spiritless, lacklustre, unanimated, dreary, unenrgetic, bovine, lackluster, desiccate, humdrum, desiccated, drab, lustreless, uneventful, lusterless, arid
full of zest or vigor
"a racy literary style"
spanking, live, resilient, full-bodied, robust, springy, gamy, bouncy, snappy, juicy, risque, vital, brisk, racy, blue, naughty, gamey, merry, rich, spicy, zippy, full of life, rattling, alert
inelastic, lackluster, unanimated, heavy, bovine, uneventful, lustreless, lethargic, unenrgetic, desiccate, desiccated, humdrum, arid, lusterless, dull, dreary, lacklustre, monotonous, spiritless, drab, leaden
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)
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"
jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), brisk, wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, alert, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital
uneventful, humdrum, drab, leaden, lackluster, dull, dreary, lacklustre, lethargic, heavy, lustreless, bovine, spiritless, unenrgetic, desiccated, inelastic, lusterless, desiccate, arid, monotonous, unanimated
bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy(adj)
elastic; rebounds readily
"clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
heavy, uneventful, lusterless, arid, leaden, monotonous, lethargic, dreary, desiccate, dull, drab, desiccated, lacklustre, bovine, spiritless, lackluster, inelastic, humdrum, unenrgetic, lustreless, unanimated
filled with events or activity
"a lively period in history"
arid, uneventful, humdrum, leaden, unanimated, monotonous, lusterless, bovine, lustreless, desiccated, desiccate, unenrgetic, lacklustre, lackluster, lethargic, drab, dreary, inelastic, spiritless, dull, heavy
full of life, lively, vital(adj)
full of spirit
"a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world"
inelastic, bovine, desiccated, lusterless, monotonous, unanimated, lacklustre, desiccate, spiritless, humdrum, leaden, arid, lackluster, drab, uneventful, unenrgetic, lustreless, heavy, lethargic, dull, dreary
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.
active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake
Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.
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How to use lively in a sentence?
Humility makes us more friendly Happiness makes us more lively. Love makes us more caring Dream makes us more daring. Trust makes us more forgiving Kindness makes us more loving. Hope gives us the joy of dreaming Peace gives us the joy of living.
The pope is known to wander, we hope that maybe, just maybe, our lively colors will call on him... and that he'll wander over to us.
We are ready for Peru, even if we know that it's going to be a tough game. They are fast and lively, they will have a huge desire to win after losing their first game so it won't be easy.
I think right now Some US lawmakers've created a lively discussion around digital money, which is great in itself because it moves things forward, but Some US lawmakers haven't achieved anything yet, some US lawmakers have to deliver for people, and that's what Some US lawmakers're all here for.
A lively blockhead in company is a public benefit. Silence or dulness by the side of folly looks like wisdom.
Translations for lively
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- vivaçCatalan, Valencian
- живъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- brioso, vívidamente, animado, vibrantemente, espumoso, vivaz, burbujeante, vigorosoSpanish
- eläväinen, vilkasFinnish
- animé, animéeFrench
- crógach, cróganta, crógaIrish
- beò, aighearachScottish Gaelic
- élénk, elevenHungarian
- vivace, briosa, briosoItalian
- מלא חייםHebrew
- spirgti, mundrs, moži, kustīgs, ņipri, možs, ņiprs, mundri, kustīgi, spirgts, žirgti, žirgtsLatvian
- animada, vibrante, vivaz, AnimadoPortuguese
- жи́во, оживлённо, пе́нистый, оживлённый, оRussian
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