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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quicknessnoun

    skillful performance or ability without difficulty

    "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"

  2. mental quickness, quickness, quick-wittednessnoun

    intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay

  3. celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessnoun

    a rate that is rapid

Wiktionary

  1. quicknessnoun

    rapidity of movement or activity; agility or dexterity

    The quickness of the hand deceives the eye.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Quicknessnoun

    Etymology: from quick.

    What any invention hath in the strength of its motion, is abated in the slowness of it; and what it hath in the extraordinary quickness of its motion, must be allowed for in the great strength that is required unto it. John Wilkins.

    Joy, like a ray of the sun, reflects with a greater ardour and quickness, when it rebounds upon a man from the breast of his friend. Robert South, Sermons.

    The best choice is of an old physician and a young lawyer; because, where errors are fatal, ability of judgment and moderation are required; but where advantages may be wrought upon, diligence and quickness of wit. Henry Wotton.

    The quickness of the imagination is seen in the invention, the fertility in the fancy, and the accuracy in the expression. Dryden.

    Would not quickness of sensation be an inconvenience to an animal, that must lie still. John Locke.

    Thy gen’rous fruits, though gather’d ere their prime,
    Still shew’d a quickness; and maturing time
    But mellows what we write to the dull sweets of rhime. Dryden.

    Ginger renders it brisk, and corrects its windiness, and juice of corinths whereof a few drops tinge and add a pleasant quickness. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

Wikipedia

  1. Quickness

    Quickness, also known as With the Quickness, is the fourth full-length studio album by hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains. At the time of its release, it was the best selling Bad Brains album and also featured an MTV video for the lead-off track "Soul Craft" directed by Paul Rachman who later went on to produce and direct the feature documentary American Hardcore. Drummer Earl Hudson, though pictured on the cover, does not play on the record, as drum parts were instead performed by Mackie Jayson of the Cro-Mags. In an interview with MTV, guitarist Dr. Know said that the album's title comes from urgency and swiftness. The album was a crossover release that contained elements of several genres, including funk, hip hop, heavy metal, punk, and reggae, which made a notable return after being absent from 1986's I Against I. It is also the band's most controversial release, containing lyrics that some claim were homophobic.

ChatGPT

  1. quickness

    Quickness is the ability to do something in a short amount of time or the speed at which something is done. It can also refer to a person or thing's ability to move or respond rapidly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quicknessnoun

    the condition or quality of being quick or living; life

  2. Quicknessnoun

    activity; briskness; especially, rapidity of motion; speed; celerity; as, quickness of wit

  3. Quicknessnoun

    acuteness of perception; keen sensibility

  4. Quicknessnoun

    sharpness; pungency of taste

Wikidata

  1. Quickness

    Quickness is the fourth full-length studio album by hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains. At the time of its release, it was the best selling Bad Brains album and also featured an MTV video for the lead-off track "Soul Craft" directed by Paul Rachman who later went on to produce and direct the feature documentary American Hardcore. Drummer Earl Hudson, though pictured on the cover, is absent, with the drum parts instead being performed by Mackie Jayson of the Cro-Mags. In an interview with MTV, guitarist Dr. Know said that the album's title comes from urgency and swiftness. The album was a crossover release that contained elements of several genres, including funk, hip hop, heavy metal, punk, and reggae, which made a notable return after being absent from 1986's I Against I. It is also the band's most controversial release, containing lyrics that some claim were homophobic. More specifically, the song "Don't Blow Bubbles" had lyrics that were generally interpreted as being homophobic and suggesting that AIDS was God's cure for homosexuality. When asked about the song, guitarist Dr. Know said that "We wrote that song as kind of an angry warning to homosexuals. We didn't really mean to insult them, but a lot of people we knew seemed to be living with their eyes closed." In a 2007 interview where bassist Darryl Jenifer called their previous homophobic views "ignorant" he was asked about the song and the furor over the lyrics and replied "They don't understand that we've grown. Just like anyone, I'm not ashamed to say, “Maybe I could have been…” Damn right, I was a homophobe! I shouldn't have to explain that to the world because everyone will do that. That's wisdom. You have to grow to be wise."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quickness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quickness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of quickness in a Sentence

  1. Quin Snyder:

    He’s going to be a star in this league, really soon, he’s a rare combination of size, length, quickness and skill.

  2. Dawn Staley:

    I pray every day for Free Brittney ' because I know Free Brittney ', I know Free Brittney ' heart, and guess what ? Brittney's gon na handle this situation because as women we're gon na find a way, we're gon na compartmentalize. No matter what Free Brittney ''s going through, there's a place in Free Brittney ' heart and Free Brittney ' mind that will push Free Brittney ' over the top to handle whatever Free Brittney ' needs to handle. ... I think it's for all of us to do what we need to do to get Free Brittney ' out of it - get all Americans out of Russia, with the quickness.

  3. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.

  4. Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia:

    Time flies by with a horrible quickness. Soon it will be a year since we saw our friends. Well, it's nothing. God will grant us all to meet again.

  5. Richard Aborn:

    The police need to do as much as possible to get illegal guns off the street and then those cases have to be prosecuted very, very quickly, when kids commit illegal acts, if you dont move quickly they dont get the message. Quickness is as important, if not more important, than harsh punishment.

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