fleetness

fleetness
I
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. quickness, velocity, rapidity; see speed .
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Rapidness of movement or activity: celerity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, haste, hurry, hustle, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speed, speediness, swiftness. See FAST.

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  • Fleetness — Fleet ness, n. Swiftness; rapidity; velocity; celerity; speed; as, the fleetness of a horse or of time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleetness — Ⅰ. fleet [1] ► NOUN 1) a group of ships sailing together. 2) (the fleet) a country s navy. 3) a number of vehicles or aircraft operating together. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ. f …   English terms dictionary

  • fleetness — noun rapidity of movement fleetness of foot • Derivationally related forms: ↑fleet • Hypernyms: ↑celerity, ↑quickness, ↑rapidity, ↑rapidness, ↑speediness …   Useful english dictionary

  • fleetness — noun see fleet III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fleetness — See fleetly. * * * …   Universalium

  • fleetness — noun The quality of being fleet …   Wiktionary

  • fleetness — fleet·ness || fliːtnɪs n. quickness, rapidness, speed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fleetness — n. Swiftness, quickness, rapidity, celerity, velocity, speed, nimbleness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fleetness — n swiftness, rapidity, quickness, speediness; speed, lightning or blazing speed, velocity; expedition, dispatch, promptitude, promptness; agility, nimbleness, nimble footedness, quick footedness, light footedness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fleetness — fleet·ness …   English syllables

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