Definitions for alacrityəˈlæk rɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alacrity, briskness, smartness(noun)

    liveliness and eagerness

    "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"


  1. alacrity(Noun)

    Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.

  2. alacrity(Noun)

    Promptness; speed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alacrity(noun)

    a cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; joyous activity; briskness; sprightliness; as, the soldiers advanced with alacrity to meet the enemy

  2. Origin: [L. alacritas, fr. alacer lively, eager, prob. akin to Gr. to drive, Goth. aljan zeal.]

Translations for alacrity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • готовност, пъргавост, живост, усърдиеBulgarian
  • čilost, hbitostCzech
  • presteza, alacridad, prontitudSpanish
  • ripeys, intoFinnish
  • empressement, alacrité, rapiditéFrench
  • sunnd, sgiobaltachd, sùrdScottish Gaelic
  • तत्परताHindi
  • աշխուժություն, պատրաստակամությունArmenian
  • alacritateInterlingua
  • solerzia, alacritàItalian
  • vlugheid, bereidwilligheidDutch
  • alacrityNorwegian
  • skwapliwośćPolish
  • готовность, проворство, расторопность, рвение, живостьRussian
  • ஆர்வம்Tamil

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