Anything that's healthy, active, and vigorous has dynamism. Your pet turtle's dynamism is really amazing — I don't think I've ever seen one move so fast!

Dynamism can be a quality of making great progress or being successful, so you might refer to the dynamism of your lemonade stand, which has been busy all afternoon and earned you fifty bucks. It also describes a positive, energetic quality in people: "Her dynamism inspired everyone around her to get involved and lend a hand." Dynamism comes from a Greek root, dynamis, "power, might, or strength."

Definitions of dynamism

n any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the universe in terms of some immanent force or energy

Type of:
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought
a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

n active strength of body or mind

heartiness, vigor, vigour
Type of:
the property of being physically or mentally strong

n the activeness of an energetic personality

oomph, pizzaz, pizzazz, zing
Type of:
activeness, activity
the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically

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