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1. celerity

noun. ['səˈlɛrəti'] a rate that is rapid.

Synonyms

  • fleetness
  • promptness
  • speediness
  • rapidity
  • rate
  • despatch
  • expedition
  • immediacy
  • immediateness
  • dispatch
  • promptitude
  • pace
  • instantaneousness
  • expeditiousness
  • quickness
  • rapidness

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • acceleration
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • célérité (French)
  • celeritas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Celerity

  • unfamiliarity
  • peculiarity
  • irregularity
  • regularity
  • popularity
  • familiarity
  • solidarity
  • similarity
  • prosperity
  • dexterity
  • sincerity
  • posterity
  • disparity
  • barbarity
  • temerity
  • polarity
  • hilarity
  • clarity
  • verity
  • rarity
  • parity
  • geraghty

How do you pronounce celerity?

Pronounce celerity as səˈlɛrəti.

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Example sentences of the word celerity


1. Noun, singular or mass
The USPS was ordered to use the cheapest method of transport that guaranteed "celerity, certainty and security."

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