viva-, vivi-, vivo-, viv-

(Latin: life, alive)

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
—Soren Kierkegaard
Non est vivere sed valere vita est.
Life is not being alive but being well.

Also translated as, "Life is more than just being alive."

nonviable (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Incapable of growing and developing independently: The little start-up company had financial problems and proved to be nonviable within a year.
2. Not capable of living, growing, and developing, as an embryo, seed, or plant: The nonviable eggs were separated from the ones which were going to hatch soon.
3. Not practicable or workable; not capable of succeeding: The job Jack had seemed to be nonviable, and was very disappointing, so he quit the next day!
Animals that develop within eggs and which remain within the mother's body up until they hatch or are about to hatch.
The process whereby eggs are produced that stay inside the maternal body for incubation and development and hatch just before, or following, extrusion. This is common among many reptiles.
The production of fully formed eggs that are retained, and hatched, inside the maternal body with the release of live offspring.

Ovoviviparity is employed by many aquatic life forms; such as, fish and some sharks, reptiles, and invertebrates.

The young of ovoviviparous amphibians are sometimes born as larvae, and undergo metamorphosis; a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching outside the body of the mother.

Characterized by the production of large, yolky, shell-protected eggs that are retained and develop within the reproductive tract of the female.

The young receive nourishment only from the yolk. Hatching is internal, and the young are then released to the outside. Some insects, sharks, fish, snakes, and lizards are ovoviparous.

Pertaining to the mind as it is connected with life.
Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu. (Latin proverb)
Translation: "The important thing is not how long you live, but how well you live."
Revived, reborn, or brought back to life.
revivable (adjective), more revivable, most revivable
1. Able to restore to consciousness or to life: Directly following the car accident, Tim's heart didn't beat anymore, but his existence was revivable due to the quick action of resuscitation by the paramedics.
2. Capable of restoring from a depressed, inactive, or unused state; to bring back normalcy: Jack's life was sluggish and dull and only revivable when he finally found the love of his life!
3 . The ability to renew in the mind or in the memory: Tom's recollections as a boy were revivable after viewing the old photos of his family in the photo album from his deceased parents.
revivably (adverb) (not comparable)
1. A reference to how a business, a feeling, a trend, or even the economy is activated, set in motion, or taken up again and renewed: Jack's grades have revivably improved over the year after his illness that set him back so much.

Their love for each other was revivably possible after Jim and Mary talked over their problems and worked out some compromises in living together.
2. Descriptive of how a person or an animal is brought back to consciousness: After the accident Tom was vivably restored to awareness and strength after resuscitation had been performed.

1. A renewal of interest in something that results in its becoming popular once more; or a restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence.
2. A new production of a play, or opera, that has not been performed recently.
3. The process of bringing someone back to life, consciousness, or full strength.
4. The recovering of life, consciousness, or full strength.
5. A new interest in religion, or the reawakening of such an interest.
6. A meeting, or a series of meetings, of evangelical Christians intended to awaken religious fervor in those who attend.
7. The renewal of the validity of a contract or the effect of a judicial decision.
1. A desire, or tendency, to renew interest in something old; such as, old customs or beliefs.
2. The efforts of a religious movement; especially, an evangelical Christian movement, to reawaken religious commitment.
1. A promoter, organizer, or preacher of the Bible, at a religious revival meeting; especially, such a meeting for evangelical Christians.
2. Someone who wishes to revive customs, ideas, or institutions.
Relating to, or characterizing, revivalism; or an attempt to reawaken the evangelical faith.

Related life, live-word units: anima-; bio-; -cole; vita-.