Definitions for: 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"

Webster (1913) Definition: Quick"ness, n.
1. The condition or quality of being quick or living; life.

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. --

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.

Synonyms: adeptness, adroitness, celerity, deftness, facility, mental quickness, quick-wittedness, rapidity

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

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