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1. nimbleness

noun. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble.

Synonyms

  • agility
  • legerity
  • lightsomeness
  • gracefulness

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • light
  • sorrow
  • dysphoria

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • nimble (English)
  • nymel (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. nimbleness

noun. intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind.

Synonyms

  • intelligence

Antonyms

  • heaviness
  • darkness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • nimble (English)
  • nymel (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word nimbleness


1. Noun, singular or mass
It increases a musician’s nimbleness and dexterity as she moves from one chord to another on the piano, other string and woodwind instruments.

2. Adverb
The lack of it in flat organizations imbues nimbleness.

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