Definition of Agility

1. Noun. The gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble.

Exact synonyms: Legerity, Lightness, Lightsomeness, Nimbleness
Generic synonyms: Gracefulness
Derivative terms: Agile, Light, Lightsome, Nimble



Definition of Agility

1. n. The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body.

Definition of Agility

1. Noun. The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body. ¹

2. Noun. A faculty of being agile in body, mind, or figuratively. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agility

1. the quality of being agile [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agility

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aghastness
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agila
agilas
agile
agile gibbon
agile gibbons
agile wallaby
agilely
agileness
agilenesses
agiler
agilest
agilities
agility (current term)
agin
aginator
aginators
aging
agings
aginner
aginners
aginst
agio
agios
agiotage
agiotages
agism
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Literary usage of Agility

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1. Mind and Voice: Principles and Methods in Vocal Training by Samuel Silas Curry (1910)
"In fact, all the leading faults of agility may be summarized under the heading of ... agility IN SONG The necessity of improving agility in singing is more ..."

2. The Art of the Singer: Practical Hints about Vocal Technics and Style by William James Henderson (1906)
"The German lied, the reigning element in the song recital, narrows the sphere of vocal agility still more. Only in the oratorio does the singer of the ..."

3. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"... or the clapping of hands. t Feats of agility and strength were frequently exhibited on these occasions, with or without the sound of music. ..."

4. Modes and Morals by Katharine Fullerton Guerould (1920)
"We may think that the mental agility of the Warramunga could be better applied. Well: in time, it will be. But they are lifted above the brute just in so ..."

5. The Games & Diversions of Argyleshire by Robert Craig Maclagan (1901)
"MENTAL agility own marble, till one is broken. ... MENTAL agility The two following games have an entirely Lowland connection, so far as the language in ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"Considering that the coati is a thoroughly arboreal animal, and such its agility that it descends trees head first, one would suppose that this would awaken ..."

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