agility

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From late Middle English, borrowed from Middle French agilité, from Latin agilitās, from agilis (nimble, fleet, quick).

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Noun[edit]

agility (countable and uncountable, plural agilities)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; quickness of motion
    His superior agility countered his lack of strength.
  2. (countable) A faculty of being agile in body, mind, or figuratively.

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English agility since at least 1990. Ultimately from Latin agilis (nimble, fleet, quick).[1]

Noun[edit]

agility c

  1. (sports) agility, dog agility

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "agility" in Nationalencyklopedins Svensk Ordbok Online.