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Quickness meaning in English

Meaning of Quickness in English

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Quickness

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Noun

1. adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quickness

skillful performance or ability without difficulty

Example Sentences:
'his quick adeptness was a product of good design'
'he was famous for his facility as an archer'

2. mental quickness, quick-wittedness, quickness

intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay

3. celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness

a rate that is rapid

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Quickness

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adjective
1. 
(of an action, movement, etc) performed or occurring during a comparatively short time
a quick move
2. 
lasting a comparatively short time; brief
a quick flight
3. 
accomplishing something in a time that is shorter than normal
a quick worker
4. 
characterized by rapidity of movement; swift or fast
a quick walker
5. 
immediate or prompt
a quick reply
6. (postpositive)
eager or ready to perform (an action)
quick to criticize
7. 
responsive to stimulation; perceptive or alert; lively
a quick eye
8. 
eager or enthusiastic for learning
a quick intelligence
9. 
easily excited or aroused
a quick temper
10. 
skilfully swift or nimble in one's movements or actions; deft
quick fingers
11. archaic
a. 
alive; living
b. (as noun)
living people (esp in the phrase the quick and the dead)
12. archaic or dialect
lively or eager
a quick dog
13. 
(of a fire) burning briskly
14. 
composed of living plants
a quick hedge
15. dialect
(of sand) lacking firmness through being wet
16.  quick with child
noun
17. 
any area of living flesh that is highly sensitive to pain or touch, esp that under a toenail or fingernail or around a healing wound
18. 
the vital or most important part (of a thing)
19.  short for quickset (sense 1)
20.  cut someone to the quick
adverb informal
21. 
in a rapid or speedy manner; swiftly
22. 
soon
I hope he comes quick
exclamation
23. 
a command requiring the hearer to perform an action immediately or in as short a time as possible

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Quickness

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adjective
1.  Archaic
living; alive
2. 
a. 
rapid; swift
a quick walk
b. 
done with promptness; prompt
a quick reply
c. 
acting swiftly
a quick worker
3. 
lasting only a moment
a quick look
4. 
prompt to understand or learn
a quick mind
5. 
sensitive; acutely perceptive
a quick sense of smell
6. 
easily stirred; fiery
a quick temper
7. 
sharply curved
a quick turn
8.  Archaic
pregnant
adverb
9. 
quickly; rapidly
noun
10. 
the living, esp. in the quick and the dead
11. 
the sensitive flesh under a toenail or fingernail
12. 
the deepest feelings or sensibilities
cut to the quick by the insult
verb transitive
13.  Archaic
to animate; invigorate

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Quickness

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adj. quick·er, quick·est
1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy: an animal that is quick enough to escape most predators.
2. Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright: a quick mind.
3.
a. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen: quick reflexes.
b. Reacting immediately and sharply: a quick temper.
4.
a. Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time: a quick rise through the ranks; a quick profit.
b. Done or occurring immediately: a quick inspection. See Synonyms at fast1.
5. Tending to react hastily: quick to find fault.
6. Archaic
a. Alive.
b. Pregnant.
n.
1. Sensitive or raw exposed flesh, as under the fingernails.
2. The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions: The remark cut her to the quick.
3. The living: the quick and the dead.
4. The vital core; the essence: got to the quick of the matter.
adv. quicker, quickest
Quickly; promptly.

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