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1. quickness

noun. ['ˈkwɪknəs'] skillful performance or ability without difficulty.

Synonyms

  • facility
  • dexterity
  • manual dexterity
  • adeptness
  • adroitness
  • sleight
  • touch
  • deftness

Antonyms

  • mediacy
  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • ride

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • quick (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Quickness

  • thickness
  • sickness

Example sentences of the word quickness


1. Noun, singular or mass
But there is more to these creatures than quickness.

Quotes containing the word quickness


1. Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.
- Mark Rothko

2. Wise wretch! with pleasures too refined to please,With too much spirit to be e'er at ease,With too much quickness ever to be taught,With too much thinking to have common thought:You purchase pain with all that joy can give,And die of nothing but a rage to live.
- Alexander Pope, Moral Essays

3. I think this’ll definitely tide me over while we’re apart,”Bones laughed, dragging me into his arms with far more strength and quickness than was fair, considering I still had trouble making my limbs operate.“Oh, Kitten,” he murmured as his lips dragged down my throat. “You didn’t really think we were done, did you?
- Jeaniene Frost, This Side of the Grave

2. quickness

noun. ['ˈkwɪknəs'] intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay.

Synonyms

  • quick-wittedness
  • mental quickness

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • mediate
  • immediate

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • quick (English)

3. quickness

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • acceleration
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • quick (English)
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