Agileness
Agileness Ag"ile*ness, n. Agility; nimbleness. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • agileness — † ˈagileness Obs. 0 [f. agile a. + ness.] ‘Nimbleness, activity.’ Bailey 1731; whence in J …   Useful english dictionary

  • agileness — See agilely. * * * …   Universalium

  • agileness — noun The state or quality of being agile …   Wiktionary

  • agileness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being mentally agile: agility, dexterity, dexterousness, nimbleness, quickness. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • agileness — n. quickness; gracefulness, nimbleness; alertness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agile — agilely, adv. agileness, n. /aj euhl, uyl/, adj. 1. quick and well coordinated in movement; lithe: an agile leap. 2. active; lively: an agile person. 3. marked by an ability to think quickly; mentally acute or aware: She s 95 and still very agile …   Universalium

  • agility — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nimbleness, dexterity, spryness, quickness, deftness, briskness, swiftness, sprightliness, friskiness, rapidity, readiness, liveliness, promptitude, alacrity, promptness, alertness, dispatch, expedition, litheness, activity …   English dictionary for students

  • dexterity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. adroitness, facility, skill; see ability 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. skill, adroitness, deftness, cleverness, expertise, know how, knack, touch, aptitude, facility, nimbleness, finesse. ANT.: ineptitude, clumsiness …   English dictionary for students

  • nimbleness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. grace, vivacity, skill; see agility . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being mentally agile: agileness, agility, dexterity, dexterousness, quickness. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • quickness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. swiftness, haste, agility; see speed . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Rapidness of movement or activity: celerity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fleetness, haste, hurry, hustle, rapidity, rapidness, speed,… …   English dictionary for students

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