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activity

ac·tiv·i·ty

activity

 
 
pronunciation:
aek tI vih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: activities
definition 1: the condition or state of being active.
Activity is vitally important for elderly adults.
synonyms:
action, doing, energy, liveliness, motion, movement
antonyms:
torpor
similar words:
ado, agitation, animation, commotion, engagement, flurry, fuss, hurly-burly, pother, practice, process, stir, to-do, tumult, vivacity
definition 2: a specific way of occupying oneself.
Reading is a useful activity.
 
synonyms:
act, action, deed, doings, event, occurrence, pursuit, undertaking, work
similar words:
assignment, endeavor, enterprise, feat, happening, labor, practice, proceeding, project, task, venture
definition 3: normal mental or physical functioning.
Scientists are studying the activity of the brain.
synonyms:
functioning, performance, power
similar words:
behavior, energy, operation, process, vigor
definition 4: energetic action.
The streets were filled with activity during the festival.
synonyms:
action, exertion, hustle, movement
similar words:
brouhaha, commotion, hubbub, liveliness, turmoil
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