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Definition 1: a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the project advanced with gratifying speed

Synonyms for swiftness in the sense of this definition

(swiftness 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 swiftness ) overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

"he soon regretted his haste"

(... is a kind of swiftness ) (computer science) the speed with which a computational device can execute instructions; measured in MIPS

(... is a kind of swiftness ) the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages

(... are attributes of swiftness) acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

"fast film" "on the fast track in school" "set a fast pace" "a fast car"

(... are attributes of swiftness) not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time

"a slow walker" "the slow lane of traffic" "her steps were slow" "he was slow in reacting to the news" "slow but steady growth"

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