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, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, hustle, immediacy, immediateness, impetuosity, impetuousness, impulsiveness, instantaneousness, knots, lightning speed, miles per hour, nimbleness, pace, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness, promptitude, promptness, punctuality, punctualness, quickness, rapidity, rashness, readiness, round pace, rpm, rush, rustle, sharpness, shortness, smartness, snappiness, speed, speediness, spryness, suddenness, summariness, swift rate, velocity|

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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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 — 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,… …   English dictionary for students

  • swiftness — swift·ness || swɪftnɪs 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

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