Definitions: (1) full of animation, energy, or courage; spirited; exuberant; (2) having or showing a lively aggressiveness; spunky; plucky

Derivation: Late 19th century English, “a small dog”

Balancing Qualities: Easygoing, Farsighted

Too Far: truculent

• Never extinguish the fire or feistiness in your daughter’s heart. It may drive you crazy now, but one day they will be the tools she uses to not get pushed around. — Unknown
• At the birth of society and civilization I find a religious landscape littered with feisty female deities who make wisdom their business. — Bettany Mary Hughes (1967-) English classical history author

Symbol: the badger