What does the word vivacious mean?

Usage examples for vivacious

  1. The major- domo's assurance undoubtedly sprang from the depths of his heart, yet the doubts which the hasty action of the vivacious sovereign aroused in his mind compelled him to represent to her, though with the courteous caution which his position demanded, that her bold measure might only too easily arouse the displeasure of the person whom it was intended to benefit. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. I was comfortable enough with my good- natured companions, Madame Paradon, and the vivacious Mademoiselle Lafontaine. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. He was stout, active, and vivacious; he claimed to have been in every town in Chiapas, and gave us much advice regarding our journey to that state; he called upon us several times during our stay, and shared the general disgust over our sick man, who, he assured us, had nothing serious the matter, and only needed to arouse himself to throw off the bilious attack from which he suffered. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr