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Definition 1: a rate that is rapid - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for quickness in the sense of this definition

(quickness is a kind of ...) the relative speed of progress or change

"he lived at a fast pace" "he works at a great rate" "the pace of events accelerated"

(... is a kind of quickness ) rapidity of movement

"fleetness of foot"

(... is a kind of quickness ) the quickness of action or occurrence

"the immediacy of their response" "the instancy of modern communication"

(... is a kind of quickness ) the property of being prompt and efficient

"it was done with dispatch"

(... is a kind of quickness ) the characteristic of doing things without delay

Definition 2: intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for quickness in the sense of this definition

(quickness is a kind of ...) the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience

Definition 3: skillful performance or ability without difficulty - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where quickness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
  • he was famous for his facility as an archer

Synonyms for quickness in the sense of this definition

(quickness is a kind of ...) the state of being cognitively skillful

(... is a kind of quickness ) deftness in handling matters

"he has a master's touch"

(... is a kind of quickness ) adroitness in using the hands

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