Definitions for alacritous

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•lac•ri•tyəˈlæk rɪ ti(n.)

  1. cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness:

    to do a favor with alacrity.

  2. liveliness; briskness.

Origin of alacrity:

1500–10; < L alacritās=alacri(s) lively +-tās -ty2

a•lac′ri•tous(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alacritous(adj)

    quick and eager

    "an alacritous response to the invitation"

Wiktionary

  1. alacritous(Adjective)

    Brisk, speedy, with alacrity, quick and eager.

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