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1. Abundant physical and mental energy, usually combined with a wholehearted and joyous approach to situations and activities.
2. A capacity for survival or for the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence: We thought that the vitality of our educational institution would continue.
3. The nonmaterial force that, according to vitalism, distinguishes the living from the nonliving.

It is possible that a man could live twice as long if he didn't spend the first half of his life acquiring habits that shorten the other half.

—E.C. McKenzie
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