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ALACRITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alacrity mean? 

ALACRITY (noun)
  The noun ALACRITY has 1 sense:

1. liveliness and eagerness

  Familiarity information: ALACRITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALACRITY (noun)


Sense 1alacrity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Liveliness and eagerness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

alacrity; briskness; smartness

Context examples:

he accepted with alacrity / the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

Hypernyms ("alacrity" is a kind of...):

life; liveliness; spirit; sprightliness (animation and energy in action or expression)


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