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promptitude

[ promp-ti-tood, -tyood ]SEE DEFINITION OF promptitude

Synonyms for promptitude

  • alacrity
  • swiftness
  • velocity
  • acceleration
  • bat
  • briskness
  • celerity
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • fleetness
  • gait
  • haste
  • hurry
  • pace
  • precipitateness
  • promptness
  • rapidness
  • rush
  • speed
  • speediness
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Antonyms for promptitude

  • delay
  • hindrance
  • rest
  • retardation
  • slowing
  • slowness
  • languidity
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMPTITUDE

But what has been sought with eagerness ought to be acknowledged with promptitude.

The promptitude of Dora's recovery was a new surprise to our hero.

Promptitude in action may be stimulated by a due consideration of the value of time.

Decision and promptitude are as requisite in self-culture as in business.

I only grieve they cannot be put in execution with the promptitude that I desire.

How your promptitude tells of a long intimacy with Grub Street!

The old lawyer paid her a smiling compliment on her promptitude.

The Philosophers rose to a man, with a promptitude which was almost aggressive.

If it hadn't been for Rona's promptitude—— Oh, there's the bell!

If a new situation arises, he deals with it with promptitude and decision.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROMPTITUDE

agility

nounphysical or mental nimbleness, deftness
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