quickness

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English quiknes, qwiknes, quyknesse, cwicnesse, equivalent to quick +‎ -ness.

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quickness (countable and uncountable, plural quicknesses)

  1. rapidity of movement or activity; agility or dexterity
    The quickness of the hand deceives the eye.

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