Quickness

Definition of Quickness

Quick´ness
n.1.The condition or quality of being quick or living; life.
Touch it with thy celestial quickness.
- Herbert.
2.Activity; briskness; especially, rapidity of motion; speed; celerity; as, quickness of wit.
This deed . . . must send thee hence
With fiery quickness.
- Shak.
His mind had, indeed, great quickness and vigor.
- Macaulay.
3.Acuteness of perception; keen sensibility.
Would not quickness of sensation be an inconvenience to an animal that must lie still ?
- Locke
4.Sharpness; pungency of taste.

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