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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English], from [[Latin]] vitalis of life, from vita life; akin to Latin vivere to live
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[https://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English], from [[Latin]] vitalis of life, from vita life; akin to Latin vivere to live
 
*Date: 14th century
 
*Date: 14th century
 
==Definitions==
 
==Definitions==

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Etymology

Middle English, from Latin vitalis of life, from vita life; akin to Latin vivere to live

  • Date: 14th century

Definitions

b : concerned with or necessary to the maintenance of life <vital organs> <blood and other vital fluids>
  • 2 : full of life and vigor : animated
  • 3 : characteristic of life or living beings
  • 4 a : fundamentally concerned with or affecting life or living beings: as (1) : tending to renew or refresh the living : invigorating (2) : destructive to life : mortal
b : of the utmost importance <a vital clue> <vital resources>
  • 5 : recording data relating to lives
  • 6 : of, relating to, or constituting the staining of living tissues

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