Definition of Quickness

1. Noun. Skillful performance or ability without difficulty. "He was famous for his facility as an archer"

Exact synonyms: Adeptness, Adroitness, Deftness, Facility
Generic synonyms: Skillfulness
Specialized synonyms: Touch, Dexterity, Manual Dexterity, Sleight
Derivative terms: Adept, Adroit, Deft, Facile, Quick



2. Noun. Intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay.
Exact synonyms: Mental Quickness, Quick-wittedness
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Derivative terms: Quick-witted, Quick

3. Noun. A rate that is rapid.

Definition of Quickness

1. n. The condition or quality of being quick or living; life.

Definition of Quickness

1. Noun. rapidity of movement or activity; agility or dexterity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quickness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quickness

quickens
quicker
quickest
quickfire
quickfrozen
quickhatch
quickhatches
quickies
quicklier
quicklime
quicklimed
quicklimes
quickliming
quickly
quickness (current term)
quicknesses
quicks
quicksand
quicksandlike
quicksands
quicksandy
quicksave
quicksaved
quicksaves
quicksaving
quickset
quickset(a)
quicksets
quicksilver

Literary usage of Quickness

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1894)
"EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF THE quickness OF ACTION OF A SHAFT GOVERNOR. ... 1 shows the effect of a dast pot in retarding the quickness of action. Fig. ..."

2. The Games & Diversions of Argyleshire by Robert Craig Maclagan (1901)
"quickness OF MOVEMENT white table with its head flat on the table. Then draw a black stroke along the table from the point of its bill in the line of its ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... of physical health; but the distribution of original mental endowment, quickness and clearness of grasp, appears independently of its variations. ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"quickness of eye and faithfulness of hand are his two great qualities, as shown in these early books; and it is, I think, in the impression of absolute ..."

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