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ce·ler·i·ty

 (sə-lĕr′ĭ-tē)
n.
Swiftness of action or motion; speed. See Synonyms at haste.

[French célérité, from Old French, from Latin celeritās, from celer, swift.]

celerity

(sɪˈlɛrɪtɪ)
n
rapidity; swiftness; speed
[C15: from Old French celerite, from Latin celeritās, from celer swift]

ce•ler•i•ty

(səˈlɛr ɪ ti)

n.
swiftness; speed.
[1480–90; < Middle French celerite < Latin celeritās=celer swift + -itās -ity]
syn: See speed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.celerity - a rate that is rapid
pace, rate - the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
fleetness - rapidity of movement; "fleetness of foot"
immediateness, instancy, instantaneousness, immediacy - the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
expeditiousness, despatch, dispatch, expedition - the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch"
promptitude, promptness - the characteristic of doing things without delay

celerity

noun
Translations

celerity

[sɪˈlerɪtɪ] N (frm) → celeridad f

celerity

n (form)Geschwindigkeit f
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