About The Word Quickness

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Quickness

Quickness Meaning & Definition
Quickness Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quickness?

[n] a rate that is rapid
[n] intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
[n] skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quickness: adeptness | adroitness | celerity | deftness | facility | mental quickness | quick-wittedness | rapidity

Related Terms | Find terms related to Quickness:

See Also | despatch | dexterity | dispatch | expedition | expeditiousness | fleetness | immediacy | immediateness | instancy | instantaneousness | intelligence | manual dexterity | pace | promptitude | promptness | rate | skillfulness | sleight | touch

Quickness In Webster's Dictionary

\Quick"ness\, n. 1. The condition or quality of being quick or living; life. [Obs.] Touch it with thy celestial quickness. --Herbert. 2. Activity; briskness; especially, rapidity of motion; speed; celerity; as, quickness of wit. This deed . . . must send thee hence With fiery quickness. --Shak. His mind had, indeed, great quickness and vigor. -- Macaulay. 3. Acuteness of perception; keen sensibility. Would not quickness of sensation be an inconvenience to an animal that must lie still ? --Locke 4. Sharpness; pungency of taste. --Mortimer. Syn: Velocity; celerity; rapidity; speed; haste; expedition; promptness; dispatch; swiftness; nimbleness; fleetness; agility; briskness; liveliness; readiness; sagacity; shrewdness; shrewdness; sharpness; keenness.

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