- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. acceleration, velocity, rapidity; see speed .II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Rapidness of movement or activity: celerity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fleetness, haste, hurry, hustle, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speed, speediness. See FAST.
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Swiftness — Swift ness, n. The quality or state of being swift; speed; quickness; celerity; velocity; rapidity; as, the swiftness of a bird; the swiftness of a stream; swiftness of descent in a falling body; swiftness of thought, etc. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
swiftness — index haste Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
swiftness — swift ► ADJECTIVE 1) happening quickly or promptly. 2) moving or capable of moving at high speed. ► NOUN ▪ a fast flying insect eating bird with long, slender wings, spending most of its life on the wing. DERIVATIVES swiftly adverb swiftness noun … English terms dictionary
swiftness — noun Date: before 12th century 1. the quality or state of being swift ; celerity 2. the fact of being swift … New Collegiate Dictionary
swiftness — See swiftly. * * * … Universalium
swiftness — noun the state of being swift Syn: celerity, haste, rapidity … Wiktionary
swiftness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, agility, air speed, alacrity, bat, brevity, briefness, briskness, celerity, decisiveness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, feverishness, flight, flit, flurry, furiousness, gait, ground speed … Moby Thesaurus
swiftness — swiftÂ·ness || swÉªftnÉªs n. quality of being swift, speed, quickness … English contemporary dictionary
swiftness — n. Quickness, celerity, velocity, rapidity, speed, fleetness … New dictionary of synonyms
swiftness — n 1. quickness, fleetness, fastness, speed, rapidity; dispatch, hurriedness, expedition, expedi tiousness; velocity, acceleration, celerity; instantane ousness, immediateness, urgency, promptness, promptitude; briskness, abruptness, suddenness,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder